cvs commit: src/sbin/ifconfig ifconfig.c src/sys/net if.c if.h
peter at wemm.org
Thu Sep 2 11:36:45 PDT 2004
On Thursday 02 September 2004 08:25 am, Brooks Davis wrote:
> 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
BTW, in case nobody noticed.. nothing sets the routing socket abi
version number, and nothing checks it. No versions are even defined.
Well.. version 0 is implicit I guess. :-)
Peter Wemm - peter at wemm.org; peter at FreeBSD.org; peter at yahoo-inc.com
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