axing KAME interface ioctls
glebius at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 5 12:02:44 UTC 2013
On Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 03:01:14PM +0400, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
T> Since 1999 we have got some dead code from KAME, namely support for these
T> We don not have any software in base that use (or used) them. The ports
T> exp-run with SIOC.LIFADDR undefined didn't reveal any port that use them.
T> I forgot to add SIOC.LIFPHYADDR to exp-run, but pretty sure these are unused,
T> What did this ioctls do? They are KAME version of SIOCAIFADDR, and
T> SIOCSIFPHYADDR respectively. Some operating systems (at least HPUX)
T> have adopted them, and some software may use them on these systems.
T> Anyway, in FreeBSD all software always used our native ioctls.
T> I hope there is no objections against axing these in head/.
Totus tuus, Glebius.
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