Subject: Re: inet_pton() spec non-conformance
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/07/2000 14:19:58
In article <>,
Ignatios Souvatzis <> wrote:
>If I understand the issue, you want to change inet_aton() and inet_addr().
>if inet_pton may not do historical processing, my suggestion is to create a
>new inet_pton4_internal with an additional flag parameter.
>if flag 0, accept historical addresses
>if flat 1, don't.
>then call inet_pton4_internal(...,...,1) from inet_pton4() and 
>inet_pton4_internal(...,...,0) from inet_addr and inet_aton.

That is the correct fix.