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Re: kern/38791 (routing socket event header not cleared)
The following reply was made to PR kern/38791; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: jtc%acorntoolworks.com@localhost (J.T. Conklin)
To: Michael van Elst <mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, kern-bug-people%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: kern/38791 (routing socket event header not cleared)
Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:21:12 -0700
Michael van Elst <mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost> writes:
> Let me clarify this: by erasing the message you erase the contents
> of the message that has been copied there two lines above with
> E.g. in case of RTM_IFINFO messages you overwrite the whole message
> with zeroes and thus break ifwatchd.
I see, I missed that difference between the code documented in
TCP/Illustrated and the NetBSD-current sources. The original code did
not take the data and datalen parameters, so there was nothing to over-
write. In the short term, I suggest reverting the change. I'll take a
second look later this evening.
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