DirectPlay should initialize The session guid when creating a session

Alessandro Pignotti alex.pigna at
Mon Jan 29 07:41:36 CST 2007

On Monday 29 January 2007 14:26, Kai Blin wrote:
> On Sunday 28 January 2007 20:38, Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> > > From Microsoft DirectX SDK Documentation it seems that directplay
> > > should initialize the instance guid on session creation, this trivial
> > > patch does that.
> >
> > Two questions:
> >
> > 1. Does windows do this, too? You can't rely on the MS SDK
> > Documentation, always look what windows does and do it likewise. In many
> > cases, a wine test should be written to verify the behavior.
> >
> > 2. Does it solve anything? A bug, a problem with an application?
> Right now, it doesn't, as Wine doesn't _have_ a working DirectPlay
> implementation. However, Alessandro contacted me some time ago and was
> interested in starting to implement it. As I'm still busy working on
> figuring out the wire protocol used for dplay, I didn't get around to look
> at the programming side of things much.
> Alex, what are you currently trying to do? I figure it would make sense to
> kill the needed dll overrides for dplay dlls one by one, dplayx.dll might
> be a good start to do so.
> I'll be happy to help you with writing a test case for your current patch.
> Cheers,
> Kai

I'm now trying to get my dpwsock.dll to work with native dplayx to figure out 
how the service provider implementation is expected to receive session data.
Thanks a lot
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