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Re: [Chicken-users] hostinfo egg on windows

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] hostinfo egg on windows
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 07:56:12 +0100

(the egg has been uploaded)

Thanks, Daishi.


On 11/23/05, Daishi Kato <address@hidden> wrote:
> At Mon, 21 Nov 2005 13:35:12 -0600,
> Zbigniew wrote:
> >
> > Daishi,
> >
> > Personally, I would recommend implementing inet_ntop and inet_pton on
> > Windows.  The lack of those functions is, IMO, broken.  I looked at
> > the code in the mailing archive and it looks totally generic---like it
> > came right out of a UNIX libc.  So, if the author says the license is
> > BSD-incompatible, you can probably find equivalent code easily.
> The author says OK, and so I included.
> > Eventually it might be good to take some of the networking utilities
> > out of tcp, udp, hostinfo etc. and combine it into a network utility
> > egg (or include file), if possible.  Some of the functionality in
> > these is duplicated.   This might include the Windows versions of
> > inet_ntop and inet_pton.  Even the high-level ip->string and
> > string->ip conversions seem a bit out of place in hostinfo, to me.
> I agree with that. It should be either in a common egg or
> in core. BTW, having tcp in core, but udp and hostinfo in eggs,
> looks to me like a little inconsistency.
> > If you need to make a setup file, feel free to create an egg.  I don't
> > mind if you send it directly to Felix or commit it, just copy me.
> I did it.
> Although with an instant try on windows, it does not work for me.
> I hope I can figure this out, but let me know
> if someone give it a try.
> Daishi
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