[CFR] correct type of addrinfo.ai_addrlen and netent.n_net

Hajimu UMEMOTO ume at freebsd.org
Mon May 9 09:06:31 PDT 2005


>>>>> On Wed, 4 May 2005 15:29:36 -0700
>>>>> Peter Wemm <peter at wemm.org> said:

peter> Like David Schultz said, it would be better to use the machine/endian.h 
peter> macros to set the padding position.

I think so, too, thanks.

peter> As far as removing the padding goes, it makes little difference whether 
peter> you break it now or later.  Doing it now will be painful.  Doing it 
peter> before 6.0-REL will be just as painful.  Not only is this encoded in 
peter> libc.so.6, but all applications and shared libraries that have exposure 
peter> to this also know it.

Are you suggest when to remove padding?  Since the major of libc was
bumped already in 6-CURRENT, it may better to wait 7-CURRENT.


Hajimu UMEMOTO @ Internet Mutual Aid Society Yokohama, Japan
ume at mahoroba.org  ume@{,jp.}FreeBSD.org

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