Re: Linux-2.1.54..

Ricky Beam (
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 04:54:02 -0400 (EDT)

Letting the chips fall where they may, I quote Jakub Jelinek:
>Even Solaris vs. SunOS have very different constants for all the stuff, so
>if we on sparc/sparc64 try to match SunOS numbers, we still need to use
>translation tables for nearly everything in arch/sparc64/solaris/

I'm sure they intentionally renumber the socket protocols to break every
piece of perl network code on the planet! [That really pissed me off.]