Steam Winsock regression
marcus at jet.franken.de
Mon Dec 19 01:39:58 CST 2005
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.)
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