Re: screwy kernel messages about (AF_INET,SOCK_PACKET,..) being obsolete

Alan Cox (
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 15:09:42 +0000 (GMT)

> I have been looking at it in the context of Diald.
> This does not seem to be an exact substitute for (AF_INET,SOCK_PACKET,..)
> 1) It does not support ioctl(..., SIOCGIFADDR.\

That will be a bug then

> 2) Diald uses select to watch for input on the proxy port when the link
> is down.
> With SOCK_PACKET incoming packets trigger the select; with SOCK_RAW,
> they don't.

That would also be a bug