Subject: Re: getnameinfo type incompatibility
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/05/2000 09:50:02
On Sat, May 06, 2000 at 01:23:20AM +0900, wrote:

 > 	another issue, netdb.h now requires sys/socket.h due to socklen_t in
 > 	prototype.
 > 	manpage for gethostbyname(3) does not list sys/socket.h as requirement.
 > 	X/Open document does not require sys/socket.h before netdb.h, however.

Where does X/Open say that socklen_t will be defined?  Should we put it
in <sys/types.h>?  Or maybe netdb.h should include <sys/socket.h> implicitly.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>