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Re: netbsd-5: another problem, news/leafnode + ioctl(SIOCGIFCONF)
>> > change it to use getifaddrs().
>> That is SIOCGIFCONF ioctl (or something else) is broken in netbsd-5
>> and leafnode needs to be patched. Right?
> Wrong. The calling program (leafnode) is broken -- it uses the ioctl
Ok, if you say this you probably see where the problem is and can fix
it. Please describe what's the problem.
How about fixing a leafnode package?
> -- but the easiest way to fix it is to make it use getifaddrs
> instead of the ioctl.
I see, getifaddrs API is available for very long time in *BSDs.
And in the future it makes sense for upstream to use it under BSDs.
But for now leafnode is shipped with pkgsrc as is and it doesn't work.
> Generally speaking netbsd-5 is much less tolerant of wrong application
> behavior than earlier releases of netbsd, usually because actually ensuring
> correct behavior in all cases for correct applications required this.
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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