Scyld and resolv library

Daniel Ridge newt at
Thu Mar 8 08:47:36 PST 2001

On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Dave Johnson wrote:

> One more thing that may bite bproc users/admins is the need for
> /etc/protocols if an application uses getproto{ent,byname,bynumber},
> and possibly /etc/services to support getserv{ent,byname,bynumber}.
> I ran into this when running some of the netpipe benchmarks, which
> uses getprotobyname.

I may decide eventually to stub out more of these calls to provide answers
to common questions. I worry about the slippery slope of /etc -- I think
that the answer is 5 or 400.

	Dan Ridge
	Scyld Computing Corporation

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