September 2012 Archives

Skype is borking Foswiki on a stick

Lately my foswiki on the stick has been throwing this error whenever I try launch it, looking into C:\xampp\apache\logs\error.log, this comes up:

(OS 10048)Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted. : make_sock: could not bind to address
no listening sockets available, shutting down
Unable to open logs

Skipping the long winded troubleshooting narrative, I remember that I just upgraded Skype to After shutting down Skype, I am able to bring Foswiki up again.

It's interesting that Skype …

Compiled db-4.8.30 for MinGW64

Installing DB_File has been a pain, especially when binaries for db is no where to be found and instruction is rare. After spending a lot of time going through Google search result, I finally found this good instruction.

The binaries are available here.

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