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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: os-unixware/7651: compilation of srclib/apr/network_io/unix/sa_common.c fails
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2001 21:33:56 GMT
> Note that this path is only used on systems with getnameinfo() and IPv6
> support.  The h_errno kludge helps out with some getnameinfo() issues
> on common versions of glibc.  Before we truly clean up this code we
> need to understand what is needed to operate with getnameinfo() across
> a variety of systems.  Hopefully the h_errno stuff can then be hidden
> inside ifdef GETNAMEINFO_SETS_H_ERRNO and any non-Unix platforms which
> later add getnameinfo() support won't be hurt by the kludge since it
> won't be set.

In fact this was the cause of much confusion while Jeff and I tried to
figure out what was wrong with some network code a while back.  We
definately need to ensure that we have a clear understanding of what is
being set and therefore what we should be checking...

david



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