Subject: Re: lib/16518 (some fixes to libpcap)
To: None <,,>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/25/2006 14:25:02
The following reply was made to PR lib/16518; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
Subject: Re: lib/16518 (some fixes to libpcap) 
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 23:19:50 +0900

 > said:
 > > i'm not sure if being different from the version is a good
 > > idea
 > All of your patches went into the sources and are
 > present in 0.9.4. Except that little signed integer bitshift
 > portability thing.
 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 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.