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Re: [vox-tech] getting IP address in C



alright thanx, please don't start a big thread about it.

I will say this though:

Some of you guys are really uptite... you are all really smart and know a lot
about linux (among many other things).... It's a real shame that a small number
of you have the ego to go along with your vast database. Even you Peter have
said some things on the list that you could have very easily "gotten lucky" on.
Sometimes you just can't get the search string right......

Did you really have to waste everyone's time even more by sending a second group
posting?

Alright, time to fix the cup holder on my Slack machine.



----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] getting IP address in C


> begin Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
> > On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Ryan wrote:
> >
> > > nah, this way I learned how to do it both ways.
> >
> > You may find in time that people with answers don't always like to play
> > the "what do you really want" game... and you won't get any response at
> > all to questions that suggest the person answering is going to have to
> > extract it from you by going through all the possibilities.  This becomes
> > more likely as you become known for asking questions that are too general.
>
> indeed.  thanks for saying this.
>
> ryan, general questions need to be researched.  either with a good book
> or a web tutorial.  that's what distinguishes a mailing list from a
> personal help desk.
>
> pete
>
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Micah J. Cowan" <micah@cowan.name>
> > > To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 9:22 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] getting IP address in C
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 09:18:41AM -0700, Ryan wrote:
> > > > > actually I found that what best suits my needs, and is much easier, is
to
> > > just
> > > > > to run a wildcard IP using INADDR_ANY
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > It's frequently much easier to obtain good help if you specify not
> > > > only what you need but why you need it - sometimes what you think you
> > > > need and what you need are slightly different things :-)
> > > >
> > > > -Micah
>
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