Subject: Re: inet_makeaddr(), u_long, _POSIX_SOURCE macro
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/07/2003 10:22:58
> It is, in a way. :-) When I revised the header it had not been folded
> back into a common POSIX issue, and I chose XNS5.2 to start with.  In
> the meantime it did make its way into POSIX-2001, but inet_makeaddr()
> is an interface that didn't.

I suspect it was deliberately excluded because subnetting has made
the 'class' network spilt anachronistic.  (I think I remember this
being discussed at an XNET meeting...)


David Laight: