Re: Bug#630206: libnss-myhostname: FTBFS: fatal error: asm/types.h: No such file or directory
2011/6/15 Lennart Poettering <email@example.com>:
> I have commited this now, though I am pretty sure this is actually
> broken. You cannot just go and make up ifindexes. You need to determine
> the kernel ifindexes for your interfaces. You probably simply need to
> call if_nametoindex() on all ifa_name fields.
In my tests I didn't observe any ill effects. What is this needed for?