Subject: Re: _res_state_ext in resolv.h
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/11/2000 14:48:11
On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 01:03:08AM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:

 > 	KAME team really need to revisit struct res_state_ext in
 > 	/usr/include/resolv.h.  is it acceptable if I remove it once
 > 	from the header?  Quite unfortunately, libc contains globally
 > 	accessible symbol:
 > >>extern struct __res_state_ext _res_ext;
 > 	but I believe noone except libc code ever touches this.  This was
 > 	introduced in sometime June 1999.

If nothing outside of libc touches it, then yes, please remove it from
the header file.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>