Re: Bug#630911: please provide link_ntoa()
On Mon, 2011-06-27 at 00:27:12 +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> 2011/6/27 Guillem Jover <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > The problem with link_ntoa() is that it relies on the BSD specific
> > ‘struct sockaddr_dl’ which for example does not match any Linux
> > sockaddr structure, the closes one is sockaddr_ll, but not quite the
> > same, also no standard function returns such type, so the code has to
> > be ported anyway. As such I don't think libbsd is the correct place
> > for that function.
> Should we reassign to libc0.1-dev then?
We used to have this in libfreebsd, and given the recent discussion
about adding new functions to (e)glibc, I don't really know where we
should put this, but the same answer should apply as for the other
(Free)BSD specific functions.