[PATCH] make getaddrinfo hint AI_ADDRCONFIG work
ricard.wanderlof at axis.com
Fri Feb 22 12:08:08 UTC 2008
On Thu, 21 Feb 2008, sjhill at realitydiluted.com wrote:
>>> How does glibc handle this?
>> The latest (2.7) glibc (which is much newer than what uClibc is based on)
>> has a similar way of introducing additional checks in various parts of
>> the code. However, it relies on getifaddrs() to determine the existance
>> of an interface instead of checking the /proc filesystem.
>> Which as you are implying might be a better way to do it.
> I would tend to lean that way, yes. As Carmelo points out though, we
> cannot copy code from glibc-2.7 due to their licensing. Is it possible
> to examine and then recreate something for uClibc that does things
Regardless of licensing issues, if it works it might be possible to copy
the essence of the glibc-2.7 function by using getifaddrs().
I will investigate.
Ricard Wolf Wanderlöf ricardw(at)axis.com
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