need for getifaddrs in uclibc

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Sun Jan 6 07:59:15 UTC 2008


On Saturday 10 November 2007, Khem Raj wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 05:45:23PM +0100, Natanael Copa wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Does anyone know a susv3/POSIX compliant way to list all ipv6
> > interfaces? I bet there are no. ioctl(SIOCGIFCONF) ignores ipv6
> > interfaces, I just tested.
> >
> > I suggest implementing a getifaddrs in uclibc, even if its not
> > susv3/POSIX.
>
> here is one implementation based on glibc getifaddrs(). It should get
> compiled in when you have UCLIBC_USE_NETLINK enabled.

the netlink detection/assumption stuff should probably be scrubbed in favor of 
the have netflink define.

> Let me know if this is OK?

Natanael: get a chance to test this ?
-mike
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