Subject: Re: __attribute__ ((__packed__)) for struct ifreq
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/13/2000 01:39:04
>	this is one of the motivation for migrating to getifaddrs(3), however,
>	SIOCGIFCONF is widely used (and it is VERY hard to use SIOCGIFCONF
>	100% correctly) so I think putting the attribute is more safe.

funny...i had no problems using it.  i just assumed that nothing would
be aligned properly and bcopied everything out of the returned buffer.
maybe i'm just to careful...  :)

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