FlexLM and "tcp_s is bad"

Andreas Mohr andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de
Wed Mar 20 11:17:40 CST 2002

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 10:54:33AM +0100, Uwe Bonnes wrote:
> Hallo,
> I have a demo of a commercial Linux application, which comes with FlexLM
> protection but doesn't have a Linux vendor daemon. Running windows flexlm
> with the windows vendor daemon and --winver win95 --dll netapi32=b works
> fine and will save me having to run a NT Box with VMWare in the
> background. 
> Good! 
> Running Linux flexlm calling the windows vendor daemon via wine
> however doesn't work. Flexlm aborts with a message "tcp_s is bad!!!".
> Could this tcp_s be some sequence number that our present winsock
> implementation does wrong somehow? I can give more evidence on reqeust.
Searching on Google seems to show that tcp_s is generally used
to refer to a TCP socket.
(so it's probably not a sequence number)

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