How is 0.0.0.0 handled in Wine?
austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 00:17:58 CDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 12:15 AM, Erich Hoover<ehoover at mines.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>
>> > I'm not sure Wine should be a special case if it's not breaking apps.
>> While that's arguable , Putty can give a demonstratable corner case
>> that has behavior different on Windows than on Wine, and it's entirely
>> likely that there's some other app depending on that behavior that we
>> *don't* know about.
> 0.0.0.0 and broadcast packets cause some problems with the newer Command and
> Conquer games, but the ticket was closed some time ago. I believe it was
> decided that since the kernel devs wouldn't change how Linux handles these
> cases that it would be too much trouble to work around it.
> Erich Hoover
> ehoover at mines.edu
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