Re: Why size of sockaddr smaller than size of sockaddr_in6?

From: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明
Date: Thu Nov 06 2003 - 21:32:06 EST


In article <37FBBA5F3A361C41AB7CE44558C3448E07EC27@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (at Fri, 7 Nov 2003 10:04:05 +0800), "Zheng, Jeff" <jeff.zheng@xxxxxxxxx> says:

> I thought that sockaddr should hold sockaddr_in sockaddr_in6 and any other socket address (or at least sockaddr_in6).

No, we do not change sockaddr{}.
use sockaddr_storage{} for that purpose.
Please read RFC 3493.

Hideaki YOSHIFUJI @ USAGI Project <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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