svn commit: r190944 - in head/contrib/libpcap: . bpf/net pcap
erwin at FreeBSD.org
Sat Apr 11 18:25:13 UTC 2009
On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 09:47:46PM +0400, Stanislav Sedov wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Apr 2009 18:37:28 +0100
> Rui Paulo <rpaulo at gmail.com> mentioned:
> > On 11 Apr 2009, at 18:36, Rui Paulo wrote:
> > > Author: rpaulo
> > > Date: Sat Apr 11 17:36:11 2009
> > > New Revision: 190944
> > > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/190944
> > >
> > > Log:
> > > Revert previous commit that commented out some bpf functions.
> > > Unconstify arguments of bpf_image(), bpf_filter() and bpf_dump().
> > > This
> > > is needed because some ports rely heavely on these arguments (some of
> > > them even roll out their own implemenentations of bpf_dump).
> > We can revisit this issue in the future if ports start complying with
> > new libpcap headers.
> Have you analyzed how much ports depend on this? We can fix them locally
> if the number is not that high. We have already done that with usb and other
http://wiki.freebsd.org/PortsBrokenOnCurrent near the bottom.
About 8 ports, so definately fixable. How do other OSes handle this?
it would certainly be a good thing to be consistent with them for
portability and easier upstream integreation.
Erwin Lansing http://droso.org
Prediction is very difficult erwin at FreeBSD.org
especially about the future erwin at aauug.dk
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