[ros-dev] Ws2_32.dll test binary - XCHAT crash

Gge gerard.gatineau at laposte.net
Sat Oct 22 11:18:59 CEST 2005

Alex Ionescu wrote:
> Hi,
> A lot of people have requested to see try out the new ws2_32.dll binary. 
> It's not complete yet, and I know the following applications don't work:
> - Possibly all cygwin apps that use fork() and sockets
> - tracert, and other XP applications which use getnameinfo().
> IE6, Filezilla, Thunderbird, Firefox, MIRC, MSN, Outlook Express all 
> work for me, but I'd be interested in other big applications that have 
> trouble.
> Instructions:
> 1) Unzip zip file contents to the directory of the program you wish to test
> 2) Create a blank file in that directory, named program.exe.local, where 
> program is the name of your app. Example: iexplore.exe.local
> Please make sure that you are using Microsoft Windows XP or higher for 
> your tests.
> I'd be happy to receive any news of application crashes or 
> incompatibilities. I'm most interested in games.
> Best regards,
> Alex Ionescu
> PS. This is a debug build. It prints out a lot of debug messages if you 
> have a debugger attached and is also built without any optimizations. As 
> such, network throughput might be slower. This is normal.

Hello Alex,

I just tested with Xchat.exe on Winxp

Xhat program crashes when I select freenode server .
There is no trace in the xchat.exe.local ( ? )


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