slight winsock design change proposal

Christopher Harvey arbuckle911 at
Thu Mar 6 10:54:00 CST 2008

Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
> "Christopher Harvey" <arbuckle911 at> wrote:
>> Juan Lang wrote:
>>>>  I'm giving the mswsock.c file some development time. I need to 
>>>> know if
>>>>  the winsock API has been inited.
>>> The question is, why do you need to know that?  Can't you just
>>> initialize it yourself?  Then you'll know it has been.
>>> --Juan
>> There are some functions that return errors if WSAStartup hasn't been 
>> called. I think wine should do that too, rather than call it for the 
>> application.
> It would really help to at least name those "some functions", or even
> better to provide a test case.
Alright, I see where I'm going wrong. I was reading the WSAAccept 
function when I thought I was reading the AcceptEx page in MSDN.


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