Subject: Re: struct sockaddr_bt
To: Iain Hibbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 03/10/2006 08:02:45
On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 09:26:50 +0000 (GMT)
Iain Hibbert <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb