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Re: [PATCH] nis/rpcsvc/yp.h: fix ypproc_first_2 declaration
At Tue, 25 Mar 2003 11:53:52 +0100,
Thorsten Kukuk wrote:
> > BTW, glibc nis/ypclnt.c line 408 has following code:
> > result = do_ypcall (indomain, YPPROC_FIRST, (xdrproc_t) xdr_ypreq_nokey,
> > (caddr_t) & req, (xdrproc_t) xdr_ypresp_key_val,
> > (caddr_t) & resp);
> > Look at third argument. Xargs are handled as xdr_ypreq_nokey. This
> > is the reason why we need this patch. I've attached new patch which
> > also includes fix for .x.
> This defect is in the header files since the day Sun introduced YP
> and it was never fixed official. We are bug compatible with the
> official files from Sun in yp.[xh] and we have a correct yp_prot.h
> like Sun has, too. I see no reason to modify yp.[xh], this
> will only introduce more confusion than it would help.
I understand why yp.[xh] should not be modified in glibc.
Thanks for your explanation!