Re: netinet includes

Alan Cox (
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 18:48:34 +0000 (GMT)

> not... any Ideas? Is the netinet area of the kernel standard with the rest
> of the world? Dont clobber me but... "It works on sunos"... I had the same

There isnt a standard

> written wrong... but it complained about the icmp stuff in netinet too...
> so I checked and it works on sunos too... whats the deal? are these
> suppose to be standardized?

No. And the draft POSIX 1003.1g standard doesn't specify the internals of
all of that sort of stuff. Libc6 (gnulibc) is designed to compile at lot more
code that dives into BSD internal headers.