cvs commit: src/lib/libc/net sctp_sys_calls.c src/sys/sys param.h

Bruce M. Simpson bms at
Fri Dec 15 06:39:26 PST 2006

Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> i think Andre's question was this:
> normally we use {set|get}sockopt() to configure the socket
> as desired for special features (e.g. multicast is one).
It already does. These are wrappers, not actual syscalls.
> Why is it undesirable to use the same kind of overloading
> for sctp ?

An API is specified for SCTP already. Being forced to shoehorn all 
possible semantics into a getsockopt()/setsockopt() call *sucks* for 
serious work.


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