[klibc] klibc and udev

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Aug 14 22:15:00 PDT 2006

Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 10:11:53AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Functionality I'm definitely willing to add if there is demand, and the
>> implementation is lean enough:
>> - Memory reclaim
>> - getopt_long()
>> - fnmatch()
> what about gethostbyname and friends?  is that still waiting for a
> suitable contribution from someone (it also would require some thought
> as to dhcp and /etc/resolv.conf vs some other way to communicate what
> the name-servers are)

It's on my list, but (a) the interfaces are really awful for making 
something small, and (b) it's a pretty low priority.  getaddrinfo() is 
what you really want, but it's pretty heavyweight.


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