Re: Small TCP-buglet in 2.1.80..

Philip Blundell (
Fri, 23 Jan 1998 11:17:21 +0000

In message <>, Blu
3Viper writes:
>On Wed, 21 Jan 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
>> > My qmail doesn't work. Telneting to port 25 of my machine will result in
>> > a connection being established, then getting dropped again straight away!
>> QMail has the same SIOCGIFCONF breakage problem as named. I think I've got t
>> fixed - will see tonight.
>ifconfig from the net tools will break if compiled with the new ioctls.
>it uses SIOCGIFCOUNT which used to return ENODEV, it now returns the
>number of real interfaces, not including aliases. this causes ifconfig to
>miscalculate the number of interfaces to display.

Yes; adding that to ifconfig was a dumb move on my part. It ought to do
a dummy SIOCGIFCONF to determine the buffer size really. I'll fix it for the
next release, which I plan to make soon. Andi, is your txqueuelen stuff
tested and working now?