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Re: Plan for improving IP_PKTINFO socket option handling

Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost> writes:

> Yes, that is a much better solution (we can ignore systems built
> during the few days when the new code was stabilizing - they can,
> and should, just be updated).   Just add a comment with the #ifdef
> explaining what is happening.

Something like this, then:

#if defined(__NetBSD__) && defined(IP_PKTINFO) && !defined(IP_SENDSRCADDR)
// The IP_PKTINFO support in NetBSD was incompatible with Linux until a
// change that also introduced IP_SENDSRCADDR for FreeBSD compatibility.

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