How about using WSAStringToAddress instead? This function exist on all
versions of Windows, and do exactly what you expect convert a string
to an address.
On May 27, 2009, at 10:32 , shiqing_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Author: shiqing
> Date: 2009-05-27 10:32:30 EDT (Wed, 27 May 2009)
> New Revision: 21295
> URL: https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/changeset/21295
> Microsoft doesn't provide inet_pton and inet_ntop APIs on Windows
> XP, but only on Windows Vista and 2008. So add a stand alone version
> of inet_pton and inet_ntop functions from ISC.