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Bug #3729

getifaddrs must learn to stop worrying and love the other address families

Added by Joshua M. Clulow almost 8 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
lib - userland libraries
Start date:
2013-04-19
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
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Description

Presently getifaddrs appears to enumerate network interface addresses only from AF_INET and AF_INET6. This is contrary to the expectations of a small set of software (e.g. allegedly ISC dhcpd) which expects this function to deal also in AF_LINK, etc.


Related issues

Has duplicate illumos gate - Bug #11196: getifaddrs does not return MAC addresses (ISC KEA)New

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