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Re: SA_LEN in linux (fwd)

On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 12:27:17PM -0400, Nathan Lutchansky wrote:
> glibc does not use an sa_len field to store the length of sockaddr
> structs, and instead provides an SA_LEN(struct sockaddr *) macro that
> takes a pointer to a sockaddr field and returns its size based on the
> value in the sa_family field.  Generally code that expects sa_len can be
> ported by changing code that reads sa_len to instead call SA_LEN() and
> simply deleting code that sets sa_len.
> If you're getting the error that SA_LEN is undefined, maybe you're using a
> different glibc than the rest of us.  Check /usr/include/bits/sockaddr.h
> and make sure SA_LEN(x) is defined there.

Marvellous, I got the same sortof error with postfix-tls.  I'll look
into this.

  - Craig
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