Subject: Re: struct sockaddr_bt
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/10/2006 08:02:45
On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 09:26:50 +0000 (GMT)
Iain Hibbert <> wrote:

> There are other incompatibilites in any case, though porting programs is
> usually a bit of cut and paste and a lot of it could be handled with
> #define. I'm not sure what application level software is available but
> that would not usually need to access HCI devices directly, though there
> was some chat on the FreeBSD list a while ago about creating a library API
> to abstract some of that which could make sense.
This is the real question.  What could -- or should -- show up in
pkgsrc in two years?  How much harder will this difference make it to
port such programs?

		--Steven M. Bellovin,