[leafnode-list] Re: Adding a custom header to posted messages?

Lloyd Zusman ljz at asfast.com
Tue Sep 20 10:19:39 CEST 2005

Matthias Andree <matthias.andree at gmx.de> writes:

> Lloyd Zusman <ljz at asfast.com> writes:
>> OK.  I'll work on this in my spare time, and I'll use getnameinfo if it
>> exists ... if not, then I'll use gethostbyaddr and IPv4.  I presume that
>> there's some sort of autoconf test I can use to determine this.
> Note that getaddrinfo and getnameinfo are happy with IPv4, too - it's
> just a more modern, somewhat protocol independent and threadsafe
> interface.
> Please do not use gethostbyaddr, except in a compatibility wrapper perhaps
> (there are some, OpenBSD, KAME, ... they all have various missing bits).
> It's fine with me if new features don't work on SunOS 4.1 :)

OK.  I'll just skip the autoconf test for the existence of getnameinfo
and just use it in all cases.


 Lloyd Zusman
 ljz at asfast.com
 God bless you.

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