Subject: pppd doesn't handle LCP echo-response; fixed
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gordon W. Ross <email@example.com>
Date: 11/02/1994 10:50:06
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> Date: Tue, 01 Nov 1994 12:02:27 -0500
> From: "Chris G. Demetriou" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> > Probably it should use 4 instead of sizeof(u_long), in fact.
> sizeof(u_int32_t) rather than 4, even... 8-)
> so what if the latter two are guaranteed (by definition) to be the
> same thing... 8-)
Unless your compiler/CPU does this:
sizeof(char) == 1
sizeof(short) == 1
sizeof(long) == 1
because the smallest addressable unit is 32-bits.
(The ADI 21060 DSP chip has this "feature" )-:
This is just to inform you of this interesting bit of trivia,
not to say how the ppp code should be written.