Subject: Re: lib/16518 (some fixes to libpcap)
To: None <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/25/2006 23:19:50
> email@example.com said:
> > i'm not sure if being different from the tcpdump.org version is a good
> > idea
> All of your patches went into the tcpdump.org sources and are
> present in 0.9.4. Except that little signed integer bitshift
> portability thing.
iirc, it was for correct operations, not for portability.
> The patches are also present in the NetBSD tree (which is
> at 0.8.3). Partly they were already in the original
> distribution, the rest has been applied later.
> (Except the bitshift thing again.)
> So we are not much different from tcpdump.org in this respect.
> (There are lots of other differences - cleanup, const,
> format strings etc.)
> > it's the reason why the patches have not been committed until now
> Afaict they were committed. (Except the bitshift.)
i'm talking about the part which hasn't been committed.