Subject: Re: nmap not working?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/09/2007 18:08:33
Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 03:27:22PM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
>> Can you confirm the same issue in samba?
> Too bad we can't easily deprecate SIOCGIFCONF via some compile/link time
> message and force conversion to getifaddrs(3). I guess a kernel
> message whenever it is called would be too anying ;-}
> Martin

Why not?  We can cause a link time message to occur for functions (e.g. 
gets()) so we can define SIOCGIFCONF to be a function that returns the 
actual value, and deprecate that.