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Re: PATCH: tcp cleanup and breakage

Borsenkow Andrej wrote:
> > getaddrinfo and getnameinfo are used instead of gethostbyname2,
> > getipnodebyname, getservbyname, getprotobyname, inet_aton, inet_ntop,
> > and other fun functions.  This means that zsh/net/tcp and zsh/zftp
> > would be damn near useless on systems with broken or missing
> > getaddrinfo() in the absence of compatibility functions/workarounds.
> > 
> Why?

I presume this is to make the core code neater and move compatilibity
code somewhere else.  But it won't work under cygwin until there are
such functions, so they'll have to be written before this gets

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