Subject: Re: __attribute__ ((__packed__)) for struct ifreq
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 05/13/2000 01:39:04
> this is one of the motivation for migrating to getifaddrs(3), however,
> SIOCGIFCONF is widely used (and it is VERY hard to use SIOCGIFCONF
> 100% correctly) so I think putting the attribute is more safe.
funny...i had no problems using it. i just assumed that nothing would
be aligned properly and bcopied everything out of the returned buffer.
maybe i'm just to careful... :)
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