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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 <>
To: matthew green <>
Cc: "" <>,, 
	"" <>, "" <>
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 <> 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 :-)
 > .mrg.

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