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Re: [PATCH] New getifaddrs implementation
On Wed, 2003-03-26 at 22:03, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> But you can use a new glibc with old tools. We still nominally support
> a 2.0 kernel. Based on a new __ASSUME_xxx symbol Roland's
> implementation should be used as a fallback if no netlink socket could
> be opened. If the kernel is recent enough the old code can be left out.
> Somebody has to check which kernel version was the last without
> mandatory netlink support.
Yeah. I think this code could maybe share some of the stuff in
if_index.c, which uses SIOCGIFCONF and so on.