[kaffe] libraries/clib/net/InetAddressImpl.c cannot be compiled on old Linux
robilad at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 12 09:32:01 PDT 2003
Hi Tim, hi Ito,
--- Timothy Stack <stack at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> On Friday, May 30, 2003, at 08:08 AM, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> >> 2. Patch replace/getifaddrs.c
> >> Old Linux does not have linux/netlink.h and linux/rtnetlink.h.
> >> So I do not expect kaffe to use replace/getifaddrs.c.
> > I'll happily let Tim deal with the ipv6 stuff ;)
> Just some configure magic i think.
that should be fixed by my first patch from today.
> >> 3. Install getaddrinfo.
> >> Get getaddrinfo-1.5.1.tar.gz from
> >> http://www.sra.co.jp/people/m-kasahr/getaddrinfo/
> >> and compile getaddrinfo.c. This program provides
> >> getaddrinfo() and getnameinfo().
> > License is modified BSD without advertising clause, which is GPL
> > compatible, so
> > it can be merged in. It's up to Tim to decide if and how it should go
> > in, as he
> > wrote the IPv6 support.
> The existing code already falls back to the old style gethostbyname,
> its just that I didn't bother to check for both getaddrinfo/getnameinfo
> since it seemed like they would always come in pairs. Simple enough to
> just add a check for getnameinfo too...
My second patch merged the getaddrinfo replacement function in, alongside with
some IPv6 dummy macros from its package to enable compilation on IPv4 systems.
I hope this will fix most of the issues on Linux 2.0 and on the Flest
regression test host, which has been suffering from the same problems,
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