SOCK_PACKET

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Sun Jul 2 18:01:00 GMT 2000


On Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 08:48:59PM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
>On Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 06:39:27PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>Chris Faylor wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 02:36:56PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> >Does anybody know why cygwin/socket.h contains a define for
>>> >SOCK_PACKET while that socket type isn't supported by windows?
>>> >I'm under the impression it's only copied from Linux.
>>> >
>>> >Shouldn't we erase that?
>>> 
>>> If we don't support it, then, yes, it should be erased.  Can you
>>> figure out where it came from?
>>> 
>>> If you do a 'cvs annotate' on cygwin/socket.h in Cygnus's winsup
>>> repository it should tell you who added that line.
>>
>>It's pretty old. It's already part of the base import to cvs
>>as of 17-Feb-2000.
>
>I'm talking about Cygnus's winsup repository.  That should go back
>to 1996.

I just checked.  It seems to have been there when Geoff Noer created
the file but there is no other reference to "SOCK_PACKET" anywhere else
in the repository, AFAICT.

So, please erase it, yes.

cgf


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