Re: Bug#630911: please provide link_ntoa()
2011/6/27 Aurelien Jarno <email@example.com>:
> And if you look at the history, link_ntoa() was in libfreebsd, and
> given freebsd-utils was the only user it has been moved to
> Is there a reason why we want it to be implemented in a library?
> Are there other users?
There's arp, route, ifconfig and netstat. Unfortunately each binary
has its own copy of the code, and each Makefile needs to be
patched because of this.