Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:04:09 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Proposed roadmap to 1.0 On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 11:29:42PM +0800, orc wrote: > > > getifaddrs() does not returns AF_PACKET like glibc does, so list of > > > all system interfaces is incomplete (does not shows inactive > > > interfaces). > > > > Is there a use case you want this for? I remember when we added > > getifaddrs this was discussed, and I was hesitant to add AF_PACKET > > because it's using some deprecated version of some structure where the > > fields are too small to store the values they're supposed to > > represent. I'd have to look through the mailing list and/or IRC logs > > to recall the details, though. I'm not entirely opposed to it if > > there's a serious need, but at the time it seemed like a poorly > > designed interface. > > I faced problem when I tried to build dhcpcd with musl. I > dropped dhcpcd then, found simple default.script for udhcpc and forgot > about any problems. Do you know what dhcpcd needs it for? If it's just automatic binding when you don't specify an interface, that's probably a bad idea anyway... But maybe we should support it. > > > I attached patch for getaddrinfo() (adopt it if you need it) > > > and test program. > > > > I think it could be cleaner/simpler but I might just commit it as-is > > for now and wait to clean it up until the getaddrinfo cleanup/overhaul > > which was scheduled for this release cycle but will get pushed back to > > the next. > > Thanks for review. I think I can apply it now on server :) I didn't really "review" it, but as long as you tested it, it's probably fine. There are only 3 possible code paths here, not an infinite family of them, so as long as each of the 3 works for you it should be fine. Rich
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