Re: [Exim] Re: Bug#64531: Exim does not recognize IPv6 local…

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Author: Jason Gunthorpe
To: Philip Blundell
CC: 64531, exim-users
Subject: Re: [Exim] Re: Bug#64531: Exim does not recognize IPv6 local IP's
On Sun, 28 May 2000, Philip Blundell wrote:

> BSD has a function called getifaddrs() that does this job. Linux doesn't have
> any direct equivalent at the moment - as you've noted, SIOCGIFCONF doesn't
> return IPv6 addresses. You pretty much have to go digging around in /proc
> which is obviously Linux specific. I hope that some future release of glibc
> will include getifaddrs() but don't expect it any time soon.

Do you have the man page and relevent header information for this
function? The only BSD (open 2.5) I have an account on doesn't have it.