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    SubjectRe: follow-up: discrepancy with POSIX
    On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 10:46:54 -0700
    Ulrich Drepper <> wrote:

    > Hash: SHA1
    > Andi Kleen wrote:
    > >> But the spec calls for a "null address" to be used and that's in my
    > >> understanding something different from using AF_UNSPEC.
    > >
    > > memset(&sockaddr, 0, sizeof(sockaddr)) should give you AF_UNSPEC
    > But the spec calls for <quote>null address for the protocol</quote>.
    > That means the family for the null address is the same as the family of
    > the socket.

    Which is a valid address in some protocols. If I remember rightly then
    appletalk net 0 node 0 port 0 is valid although I'd want to look in the
    book to check that - ditto AF_ECONET although I doubt anyone cares too
    much 8)

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