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Re: MS-Windows build broken in Fmake_network_process

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: MS-Windows build broken in Fmake_network_process
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 19:55:18 +0300

> From: Jason Rumney <address@hidden>
> Cc: Chong Yidong <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 00:49:01 +0800
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > Yes, we could (it just needs an additional -lws2 switch during
> > linking)
> We already use functions from ws2. I think effort was made in the past
> to dynamically load it when required, because network support was not
> always installed on early versions of Windows 95, and because loading
> the library at startup caused a dialup dialog to pop up when the default
> network connection was a dialup connection.  Neither of these is
> probably a concern anymore, so it might be better to simplify the code
> by with linking ws2 normally.

How is this not a concern anymore?  We didn't stop supporting
Windows 9X, did we?

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