[gstreamer-bugs] [Bug 557300] New: On Windows -lws2_32 is not linked

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  GStreamer | gstreamer (core) | Ver: 0.10.21
           Summary: On Windows -lws2_32 is not linked
           Product: GStreamer
           Version: 0.10.21
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: minor
          Priority: Normal
         Component: gstreamer (core)
        AssignedTo: gstreamer-bugs at lists.sourceforge.net
        ReportedBy: lrn1986 at gmail.com
         QAContact: gstreamer-bugs at lists.sourceforge.net
     GNOME version: Unspecified
   GNOME milestone: Unspecified

Please describe the problem:
configure.ac says:
if test "x$HAVE_WINSOCK2_H" = "xyes"; then

But while $WIN32_LIBS is defined to "-lws2_32" and is present in all Makefiles,
it is never used anywhere, and ws2_32 is indeed never linked.

Steps to reproduce:

Actual results:

Expected results:

Does this happen every time?

Other information:
define LIBS in configure call like this:
configure LIBS="-lws2_32"

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