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SubjectRe: Why size of sockaddr smaller than size of sockaddr_in6?

In article <> (at Fri, 7 Nov 2003 10:04:05 +0800), "Zheng, Jeff" <> says:

> I thought that sockaddr should hold sockaddr_in sockaddr_in6 and any other socket address (or at least sockaddr_in6).

No, we do not change sockaddr{}.
use sockaddr_storage{} for that purpose.
Please read RFC 3493.

Hideaki YOSHIFUJI @ USAGI Project <>
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