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Re: arplookup1(): why static sockaddr_inarp ?

On Tue, 29 Apr 2008 13:08:48 -0500
David Young <> wrote:

> Does anyone know why 'sin' in arplookup1() is static?  If I had to
> guess, it is a throwback to small-memory machines where it was
> desirable to save 16 bytes on the stack.
Does it need to be explicitly bzero'd first?

                --Steve Bellovin,

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