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Re: kern/51325: "netstat -ia" causes infinite loop
The following reply was made to PR kern/51325; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Ryota Ozaki <ozaki-r%netbsd.org@localhost>
To: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
Cc: "gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost" <gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>, kern-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost,
"gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost" <gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost>, "netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost" <netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/51325: "netstat -ia" causes infinite loop
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:06:02 +0900
On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM, matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost> wrote:
> the right way to fix this would be to convert that part
> of netstat to use sysctl on live kernels.
christos@ has done it? :)
> then you can
> change the in-kernel version more sanely without breaking
> apps. sure, a deaad kernel netstat user will have to
> match kernel/user versions but that's always the case.
If it's allowed, I want to do so because in this case we
need to do some tricky workaround to make ifaddr lists
workable for psz/psref maybe introducing some overhead.
> netstat is one of the biggest kvm users left, so it would
> be a great place to start :-)
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