How is handled in Wine?

David Gerard dgerard at
Tue Jun 9 04:00:25 CDT 2009

2009/6/9 Ben Klein <shacklein at>:

> Only case that I can think of where handling will break apps
> is in lazy network programming.

I am shocked, shocked to hear that there might be apps with lazy
network programming! ;-p

> On Windows, this would likely cause a catchable error. On Linux (at
> least), the socket connection may succeed. I think someone said C&C3
> is affected by this inconsistency between Linux and Windows INADDR_ANY
> handling; this is probably why :P
> Until someone demonstrates a real need for this (with appropriate test
> cases) ...

Apart from the test cases, didn't you just name a real app that needs this?

- d.

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