[SDL] SDLNetResolveIP coded

Mattias Engdegård f91-men at nada.kth.se
Sat Apr 15 09:29:08 PDT 2000

>For the thread safe, we could use a Mutex, isn' it?

Yes, but you can't run more than one lookup at the same time. And mutices
don't protect functions returning pointers to static storage.

>About the error case, I prefer it to return me a string 
>with the name of the host that it hasn't resolved.

Now it sometimes returns a pointer to static storage, sometimes to
malloc:ed memory. How do you know if you should call free()? Besides,
nothing prevents you from doing inet_ntoa() yourself.

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