[ros-dev] New WS2.2 Binary

James Marjie jidatlah at sandyvalley.net
Mon Oct 31 00:39:02 CET 2005


Alex Ionescu wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> It turns out there was another big bug that I released the binary with, 
> related to a recent untested RAS Auto-dial feature, which made the DLL 
> crash almost instantly in most programs.
> 
> I've fixed the build and this time did some extensive testing to avoid 
> having another bad release. I've tested, with success, IE6, Filezilla, 
> Firefox, Thundebird, Outlook Express, MIRC. As well, I'm happy to report 
> that MSN Messenger 7.5 and Azureus also work fine on my system, so add 
> those 2 apps to known working.
> 
> I'm still interested in Opera, other P2P clients, Chat clients, IRC 
> clients and Mozilla itself.
> 
> Thanks again!
> 
> Best regards,
> Alex Ionescu
> 
> Changelog:
> 
> Revision: 27
> Author:
> Date: 1:23:52 PM, October 30, 2005
> Message:
> - Fix regressions/bugs in last patch:
>  * Fix Query validation checks
>  * Fix Query signature not being set anywhere
> - Fix DLL_THREAD_DETACH leaking into DLL_PROCESS_DETACH due to missing 
> break; statement.
> ----
> 
> Revision: 26
> Author:
> Date: 1:35:21 AM, October 30, 2005
> Message:
> - Major refactoring of NS Query Object:
>  * Remove active calls field and operations
>  * Add RefCount member and provide referencing/dereferencing mechanisms
>  * Implement WsNqValidateAndReference for validation and referencing
>  * Add preliminary special support for providers supporting NSPIoctl
>  * Rewrite most of WsNqLookupServiceNext to work with more optimized 
> semantics and NSPIoctl support.
>  * Fixed some potential locking/race issues.
> ----
> 
> Revision: 25
> Author:
> Date: 11:03:00 PM, October 29, 2005
> Message:
> - Fix WsRasLoadHelperDll:
>  * Do proper check for initialization
>  * Actually save the loaded DLL handle after loading the DLL, instead of 
> failing
> - Make the NS Query object initalizer set TryAgain to TRUE so that RAS 
> Auto-Dial will function normally.
> ----
> 
> Alex Ionescu wrote:
> 
>> Hello again,
>>
>> I recently noticed a large regression in this release which made it
>> almost unusable in most applications. I apologize for the oversight, and
>> I've included a fixed binary, which also fixes some name resolution bugs.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Alex Ionescu
>>
> 
> 
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Alex,

	I take that this DLL is to be tested on Windows XP only or should it 
work on 2000 as well?

James M.



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