[erlang-questions] inets - http:request with invalid host (PerHedeland)

Sanjaya Vitharana <>
Mon Jun 4 08:51:48 CEST 2007

> > Uh, why what happens, precisely? As far as I have understood (which
> > could of course be wrong), you are knowingly making a request to a
> > non-existent IP address?
> I was under the impression that he did that accidentally and still got
> the behavior that
> he did not expect, but I could be mistaken too! Regardless I  think that
> in this special case

Of course, It happens accidently and I did not expect this in Asynchronous

> it would be better to change the behavior of the client so that it in
> the asynchronous case does not
> get delayed by the tcp timeout.

Yes, Asynchronous request should return immediately and Hope this will be
fixed soon.

Thanks and regards

Sanjaya Vitharana

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