[gnutls-devel] [patch]: windows build fix: ws2tcpip.h supplies inet_ntop

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Mon Nov 24 19:15:08 CET 2014

On Mon, 2014-11-24 at 20:11 +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > From: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org>
> > Cc: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu.org>, gnutls-devel at lists.gnutls.org
> > Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:53:17 +0100
> > 
> > Thanks Mark. Wouldn't that make though the distributed gnutls binaries
> > required windows vista+? I'd like to keep windows xp compatibility. A
> > way would be by doing something similar to what system-keys-win.c does
> > in master for the CNG API, or bundling a tiny inet_ntop, but I'm not
> > sure it's worth the effort. In any case, if there is a patch that would
> > allow compatibility with older windows systems I'll apply it.
> There's inet_ntop module in gnulib, perhaps using it would be the
> best.

I spent quite some time removing gnulib's networking part for the main
library. It makes interplay with applications using windows sockets
almost impossible.


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