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    SubjectRe: follow-up: discrepancy with POSIX
    On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 09:49:09AM -0700, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
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    > Andi Kleen wrote:
    > > The standard way to undo connect is to use AF_UNSPEC. Code to handle
    > > that for dgram sockets is there. It's the same code for v4 and v6.
    > I quoted the standard and it does not say anything about AF_UNSPEC. So
    > you cannot simply make such broad statements.

    Ok "standard" was perhaps a poor choice of words.

    AF_UNSPEC used to be introduced long ago by Alan based on some early
    POSIX draft iirc.

    Also incidentially it's a null address:

    include/linux/socket.h:#define AF_UNSPEC 0

    > 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

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