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Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Wed Apr 19 21:47:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 08:43:39AM +0400, Vadim Egorov wrote:
>Chris Faylor <cgf@cygnus.com> writes:
>
>> On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 08:33:35AM +0400, Vadim Egorov wrote:
>> >Chris Faylor <cgf@cygnus.com> writes:
>>>>On Tue, Mar 21, 2000 at 11:47:12PM +0300, Vadim Egorov wrote:
>>>>>One more way is to borow it -- glibc contains quite compact and
>>>>>independent one -- though I'm not quite sure about cygwin policy in
>>>>>this respect.
>>>>
>>>>We can't borrow from glibc due to license considerations,
>>>>unfortunately.  BSD, on the other hand...
>>>>
>>>As I found both FreeBSD and glibc contain the same code of inet_network
>>>(with slightest diffs).
>>
>>There should be no problem using BSD code.  We use it in other places
>>in Cygwin.
>>
>Then I'll try it.  Is it a better solution then using undocumented
>wsock32.dll feature?

If the undocumented feature is in W95, W98, NT4, and NT2000, then, no.  I
don't think it is a better solution, unless it is a miniscule amount of code.

cgf


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