Subject: Re: Bind to local iface: bug or feautre.
To: der Mouse <mouse@Holo.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 12/02/1996 15:05:13
der Mouse <mouse@Holo.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:
> >> The sockaddr_in needs to zeroed out because a bit-by-bit comparison
> >> is done in `in_pcbbind' with `ifa_ifwithaddr'
> > Any more opoinions about this being a bug? (Just to be sure of your
> > opinion before filing a PR).
> Even if documented, I still say it's a bug. As someone else remarked
> in this connection, "be liberal in what you accept"....
Folks, you're preaching to the clergy here.
I didn't say it shouldn't be changed. I simply pointed out that, by a
strict definition of the term, it is *not* a bug.
And now back to our regularly scheduled flame wars...