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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@attglobal.net>
Subject Re: Solaris binary compatability bug
Date Wed, 24 Apr 2002 18:43:19 GMT
Jon Travis <jtravis@covalent.net> writes:

> I'm having a small problem with binary compatability between Solaris 2.6
> and a particular Solaris 8 box that I have.  If I build a simple program
> on a 2.6 box and call:
> 
> apr_sockaddr_info_get(..., "255.255.255.255", ...) 
> 
> It works fine on the 2.6 box, but fails on the 8.x box.  There is a 
> check in the configure stage which defines GETHOSTBYNAME_HANDLES_NAS --
> this succeeds on 2.6, and fails on 8.x (obviously not binary compatable.)

FYI... works on my Solaris 8 box...

> There is a way in which we can fix this:  Why don't we _always_ run the
> segment of code in sa_common.c (~ line 420) where we do a strspn to see
> if we are dealing with dotted-quad notation?   

fair enough (+0.9)...  we can zap the configure test and always handle
that part of processing...

-- 
Jeff Trawick | trawick@attglobal.net
Born in Roswell... married an alien...

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