New interfaces.c hangs on OS X

James Peach jpeach at
Tue Oct 16 15:58:45 GMT 2007

On Oct 16, 2007, at 8:33 AM, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

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> Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
>> My question is why are we forcing this run by setting HAVE_IFACE_AIX
>> when we know we're not on AIX?
> I should have mentioned the if you look at the order of
> interface detection in, you see that we
> always try in the AIX interface first which is wrong
> for non-AIX platforms IMO.

IMO we should prefer getifaddrs(3) on all platforms where it is  

James Peach | jpeach at

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