[BUG] lib/interfaces.c - Solaris struct ifreq.ifr_netmask
jra at samba.org
Thu Oct 25 01:33:33 GMT 2007
On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 06:40:01PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> The autoconf failure is:
> In file included from conftest.c:439 :
> ./lib/interfaces.c: In function `_get_interfaces':
> ./lib/interfaces.c:231: error: structure has no member
> named `ifr_netmask'
> configure:49185: $? = 1
> configure: program exited with status 1
> configure: failed program was:
> We need to add this code (probably to lib/replace/network.h):
> #ifndef ifr_netmask
> # define ifr_netmask ifr_addrs
> The reason this works (same as why it would work on Linux),
> is that the "struct sockaddr" members in struct ifreq (see
> /usr/include/linux/if.h) are contained in a union. So
> ifr_addr or ifr_netmask are really the same. Solaris 8
> at least just does not name the ifr_netmask macro explicitly.
> The end result right now is that the HAVE_IFACE_IFCONF test
> is failing on Solaris where as before it succeeded. In tre
> older code I think we determined the netmask manually.
> Thanks to Danilo for helping to point this out.
Can you send me a copy of the if.h from Solaris so I
can do understand exactly what's missing please ?
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