ifaddrs.h on Solaris 10

Joerg Schilling Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Fri Oct 18 11:50:46 CEST 2013

Jake Goerzen <jgoerzen at opencsw.org> wrote:

> Hello maintainers,
> Some Linux software projects are implementing getifaddrs() and 
> freeifaddrs() defined in ifaddrs.h included with Solaris 11, but how do 
> we build on Solaris 10 which doesn't have ifaddrs.h?  I'm curious to 
> hear what other maintainers are doing about this.

getifaddrs() is not in the standard and it has been added very recently (a 
short time before Oracle stopped working on OpenSolaris).

It is obvious that programs that expect getifaddrs(), cannot be called "portable".
Did you contact the maintainers?


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