[lkml]   [2000]   [Feb]   [22]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: IP changes in 2.3.4x make things wierd?t
    > 1. NIS is not broken, NIS works exaclty as it was designed
    > by its designers.

    Until the NIS code uses connected sockets thats not the case.

    > 2. The fact that it does not return now immediately "no such user",
    > getting ECONNREFUSED is not a flaw but right thing.


    > 3. Any application which used unconnected UDP socket
    > and failed on ECONNREFUSED and EACCES was buggy.
    > * Luckily, most of them are already fixed to _ignore_ these errors. *
    > See?

    They have an option for it SOL_SOCKET, SO_BSDCOMPAT. It has been there for
    years. The right way to fix this would be to set that flag when FAVOUR_BSD
    is defined in glibc (ie _bsd_socket) . Then nothing else breaks.

    The current change is basically vandalism

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:56    [W:0.022 / U:34.980 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site