WININET not on NT4?

Christopher Faylor
Fri Jan 13 16:55:00 GMT 2006

On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 04:41:16PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jan 13 07:20, Brian Dessent wrote:
>> Brian Dessent wrote:
>> > Hrm, that sucks.  MSDN seemed pretty clear that it should be there on
>> > everything back to 95/NT4.
>> I was just playing around with NT4 under VMware and it seems the out of
>> the box it lacks wininet.dll but it is present after I chose to install
>> "Internet Explorer 3.01" from the list of optional components.  After
>> doing that cygcheck -p works successfully.  I guess that makes sense.
>Ouch.  Does it make sense, really?
>> I can still look into doing autoload for cygcheck but I'm not sure how
>> that would work exactly since it's not just a simple "is this NT4,
>> y/n".  It could explicitly do loadlibrary("wininet.dll") and then just
>> bail with a "Your system doesn't support this" message though.
>I think it would make sense to do it, yes.

Ditto.  cygcheck should be as bulletproof as possible.


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