Subject: Re: Strange behavious of getpeername(2) on pipe
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/29/2001 16:40:02
On Tue 27 Mar 2001 at 09:28:52 -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> > Also it is better to use "struct sockaddr_storage" for getpeername(2)
> > storage.
> Where is this documented?  This is the first I've ever heard of
> sockaddr_storage.

It is part of ``Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6'' (RFC2553).
See for example getaddrinfo(3) which is part of it.

___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert - rhialto@polder --Soep van de dag, wat zal dat zijn
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