Date: Mon, 19 May 2014 18:47:55 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Open issues at end of April On Thu, May 01, 2014 at 08:33:08AM +0300, Timo Teras wrote: > 6. Implementing if_nameindex() and getifaddrs() properly. Usable Netlink > version exists (which might still need some fine tuning): > http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/plain/main/musl/1002-reimplement-if_nameindex-and-getifaddrs-using-netlin.patch > Can wait until 1.1.2. OK. In the mean time you're welcome to keep using your local patch. :) In fact part of the new Guidelines for Distribution on the wiki was written with this specific issue in mind: http://wiki.musl-libc.org/wiki/Guidelines_for_Distributions This issue will be fixed at some point in the future, hopefully in 1.1.2. I would very much like to find a solution where we get "acceptable" behavior on BSD kernels that implement the Linux syscall API but not netlink, however. > 7. To go with 1.1.2 DNS overhaul: adding dns record parsing function: > http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/plain/main/musl/1001-add-basic-dns-record-parsing-functions.patch Yes, this has always been part of the intent for that agenda item. Rich
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