cvs commit: src/sbin/ifconfig ifconfig.c src/sys/net if.c if.h
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Thu Sep 2 08:25:15 PDT 2004
On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 07:29:16PM +1000, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-Sep-01 14:44:45 -0600, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
> >You could squeeze out 256 bytes if you treat 0 as meaning 256 - just like
> >the SCSI protocol.
> It's too late now but you could support 1020 bytes by counting 4-byte
> words instead of bytes. This doesn't lose anything because the struct
> will always be padded to a multiple of 4 or 8 bytes.
Yah, I that occured to me as well, but too late to do anything about it.
I suppose we could redefine the unused values (odd numbers and multiples
of 2 by not 4) to do that, but I think I'll leave that pressure in place
to encourage someone to redo the routing socket API.
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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