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SubjectRe: ipsec-tools 0.1 + kernel 2.5.64
Christoph Hellwig <> writes:

> It's new in glibc 2.3

Ahh.. Thanks. I'm still using older versions myself.

> #ifdef <OS> is a very bad style. As you're already using autoconf
> I'd suggest just checking for HAVE_GETIFADDRS

Well, the problem is that the replacement function is only valid on
Linux, so I need to have the <OS> test in there anyways. It may be
"bad style", but the test needs to exist _somewhere_. Besides, I've
never been one to be convinced to do something purely based on
stylistic arguments. Give me a real technical reason why it needs to
be different and I'll consider changing it.


Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board (SIPB)
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