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Re: About standard 'c' structures in header files.



On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 11:53:14PM +0300, Halil Demirezen wrote:
> Hi, 
> 
> As writing a network based program, does debian forces i should use standard 
> structures in headers files? for example:
> 
> struct iphdr 
> 
> 
> i can construct this structure my own. However, does debian want to see there __standard__
> structures in .deb packages?

I don't think debian cares one way or the other how you write your code. On
the other hand, if you use the headers in netinet/, you're less likely to
make mistakes that would cause problems on different architectures.

-- 
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> "the West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or
> religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence.
> Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do."
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