[Xcb] libxcb on interix (and/or platforms without getaddrinfo())

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Tue Jun 7 08:55:54 PDT 2011

On Tue, Jun  7, 2011 at 11:12:53 -0400, Peter Harris wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun  7, 2011 at 16:02:52 +0200, Markus Duft wrote:
> >
> >> I (again) did some porting to interix, this quite exotic POSIX layer on top of the Windows NT kernel. Attached is a small patch i need to get libxcb to build/work. Could you please review it, and comment on it (and possibly just apply it? :) ).
> >>
> > Sounds to me like your OS should be fixed.
> Interix 6.0 adds IPv6 support. I suspect Markus is still using Windows XP.
> Marcus, can you try on Interix/Vista or Interix/7?
> Regardless, I suggest we accept the patch. IPv4-only isn't very useful
> on a general purpose computer any more, but who knows what embedded
> systems may have no need for internet connectivity.
Making TCP optional would make more sense than using gethostbyname IMO.


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