[klibc] [patch] import socket defines

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jan 2 10:09:56 PST 2008

Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 January 2008, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Mike Frysinger wrote:
>>> The kernel __GLIBC__ hacks were re-added so as to appease klibc people,
>>> but the klibc people didnt actually fix the problem on their side.  This
>>> patch imports the structures/defines that klibc seems to need.  Build
>>> tested on x86_64 (i dont actually use klibc so no idea how to test it).
>> The whole point was to NOT need to replicate all these structures and
>> constants, which are part of the ABI, in klibc...
> then figure out a way that doesnt make the kernel headers blow for everyone 
> else out there.  change the __GLIBC__ crap to __KLIBC__ or something.

Seems the most logical thing to do would be to break out the small 
portion that everyone wants into <linux/sockaddr.h> or somesuch, and 
then remove those ifdefs entirely.

Proposed patch (still being tested) attached...

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