Steam Winsock regression
jrliggett at cox.net
Mon Dec 19 01:44:03 CST 2005
On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 08:39 +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 11:26:01PM -0800, James Liggett wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 07:56 +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> > > On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 10:35:34PM -0800, James Liggett wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > For a while now I've been noticing a very bad regression in winsock with
> > > > steam. If I try to view information about a server using the "View game
> > > > info command," my Internet connection fails completely. Not only that,
> > > > but sometimes *all* of the machines on my network (both WinXP and Linux)
> > > > lose their connections as well. I did the usual drudgery and found the
> > > > offending patch:
> > > > http://www.winehq.com/pipermail/wine-cvs/2005-November/019293.html
> > >
> > > Wow. Taking out *other* machines should not happen with a simple
> > > userlevel patch.
> > Yeah, tell me about it. :) Pretty crazy, huh?
> > > > Can someone take a look at this one ASAP? Thanks very much!
> > >
> > > Did you try WINE 0.9.3 and WINE CVS to see if it still happens there?
> > >
> > > Are there any error messages on the WINE console?
> > This is still a problem as of Wine 0.9.3. I'm trying to compile current
> > CVS right now, will get back to you on that. :) Thanks!
> Debugoutput would help.
> Also try to do a network sniff (tcpdump or tethereal) at the time of the
> problem and see if there is anything strange.
> (Perhaps try a before - after version.)
Update: Just tried current cvs (just finished building 5 minutes ago)
and things seem fixed now. I can use Steam's "View game info" and my
internet connection stays up. Sorry to waste your time. :)
> Ciao, Marcus
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