der Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> writes: >> It would be nice to keep the API the same among *BSD. > > The API for interface flags is rather ill-defined, is my impression. > It is not clear to me whether there is a spec that defines the type of > fields that hold IFF_* interface flags; as I recall there were very few > things that needed to be grown when I did this to 1.4T, so what little > evidence I have indicates that the de-facto API wouldn't change much. > (I've never seen anything like a real API spec for this stuff; I don't > know whether this is because one doesn't exist or because I just > haven't looked in the right place.) The API is defined in the 4.4BSD sources :-) I'm semi-serious; there has to my knowledge been fairly little divergence.
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