the getaddrinfo_a issue is curious, I have a nagging feeling we're just using it wrong, it's hard to believe a standard library function to be so trivially broken. Then again, in that case it makes sense to replace its usage too.
BlueMatt: I'm not suggesting any specific fix, just trying to figure out what is going wrong in the first place
BlueMatt: using inet_pton on systems that actually have it is great, I don't know why it falsely detects its presence on windows
only on windows *64 bit* at that
wumpus looks like pretty much all the code in 9229 was introduced in #4421