Mike McCormack mike at
Tue Sep 16 03:22:24 CDT 2003

Hi Marcelo,

WineX is not Wine.  If you want help from people on this list with Wine, 
use Wine.  If you want help with WineX, ask Transgaming.

You'll probably find that PeekNamedPipe works alot better in Wine.


Marcelo Bezerra wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been trying to run Valve's Steam under winex and has not achieved
> success.
> Aparently it depends on PeekNamedPipe, wich is only a stub and is a
> kernel32 function, so no native dll would help.
> I would like some help in implementing this function, google sugested
> using recvfrom with MSG_PEEK flag set but I have some doubts about it.
> Where is HANDLE struct defined?
> How to relate it to the actual file descriptor in unix?
> How to find out the pipemode of such HANDLE?
> If I make it return true inconditionaly and set all args to 1, Steam
> will even show up (with most text impossible to read, but will most
> likely work when implemented correclty).
> Anyone able to help?

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