hostid patch

Christopher Faylor
Wed Apr 16 03:02:00 GMT 2003

FWIW, I've taken the unusual step of checking this patch in since I
suspect it just needs some tweaking.  I won't build a snapshot with it
yet, though, so that some unsuspecting person won't try to use it, run a
configure script, and get a semi-working gethostid.


On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 10:56:54PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 08:55:08PM +0100, Chris January wrote:
>>*Not* tested on anything other than Windows XP.
>>Adds gethostid function to Cygwin. Three patches: one for Cygwin, one for
>>newlib and one for w32api.
>>If I've done anything wrong let me know and I'll try to fix it.
>I tried this on Windows XP and, when run repeatedly, I get two
>different numbers:
>The highly sophisticated program that I'm using is below.
>I take it this doesn't happen to you, Chris?
>#include <unistd.h>
>main (int argc, char **argv)
>  printf ("%p\n", gethostid ());
>  exit (0);

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