hostid patch

Chris January
Sun Apr 20 21:51:00 GMT 2003

> 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:
> m:\test>gethostid
> 0xf9926a74
> m:\test>gethostid
> 0xdfd35415
> The highly sophisticated program that I'm using is below.
> I take it this doesn't happen to you, Chris?
Can you send me two strace outputs with different results please?
There are debug_printf's all the way through the hostid function that output
the result at each stage and these can be used to identify which value is
changing between calls.


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