Subject: Re: "Official" numbers
To: Angelos D. Keromytis <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/28/1997 10:32:40
"Angelos D. Keromytis" writes:
> This is definitely NOT the correct list to ask, but then i couldn't
> find a more appropriate one.

tech-kern, probably.

> I was wondering how (if possible) one can get numbers "assigned";
> specifically, i've extended the kernfs a bit to report some
> information for IPSEC SPIs. I've also had to add a couple more
> definitions in malloc.h for new memory object types. I intend to make
> this IPSEC implementation available to everyone. Is there any way of making
> the numbers i used "official" ?

I doubt it matters much -- if the numbers you use get used in the code
only with the defines, its just a question of patching malloc.h a bit
differently when your changes get integrated. We are only talking
about a couple of lines, I assume, right?