cvs commit: src/lib/libc/net Makefile.inc sctp_sys_calls.c
rrs at cisco.com
Fri Dec 15 13:44:44 PST 2006
Julian Elischer wrote:
> Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
>> Andre Oppermann wrote:
>>> What makes these sctp_* syscalls so special as opposed to their
>>> generic and protocol agnostic counterparts?
>> They're used for operations which do not have a direct correspondence
>> in the existing functions, i.e. connecting to multihomed peers, and
>> dealing with one-to-many sockets.
>> See Section 9.3-9.12, UNIX Network Programming Vol 1 3e for more info.
> generally we would use socket ops or ioctls for this sort of thing..
> syscalls is not how they would normally be done....
Most of the things are NOT syscalls.. there are only a
few for efficency.. the rest are a collection of
socket options that perform the functions..
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