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Re: ip.h & tcp.h

Christopher Faylor wrote:

>On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 10:00:58AM +0800, Wu Yongwei wrote:
>>Thank you for all the responses, even the one telling me not to SHOUT. A
>>message is better than nothing, and I shouted because it seemed no one
>>noticed my message.
>>But I am not here to argue. I ask. Should I simply supply the ip.h, tcp.h,
>>and udp.h here? I did not because I am not sure about the licence issue.
>>And I asked first.
>You DO NOT "simply supply" anything.  I suggested that you supply a
>patch, as I have done repeatedly in the past.  I gave you the URL that
>explains what you need to do.

Yes, I will if I do anything at all. I have already mentioned that the
current ip.h and tcp.h are empty. But they are there to overwrite mine.

>If you are going to be copying directly from some other file, then of
>course there are licensing issues.

I asked whether there are any policies on adopting other header files (open
source), but no one answered. By the way, Linux includes the BSD header too.

>You should just adapt whatever you need from the Single UNIX

Sorry but SUSv2 says nothing about the struct definitions. Or at least I
cannot get any meaningful search results.

>I'll leave it to the collective wisdom of this mailing list to help you
>on your painful road of enlightenment with regard to submitting a patch.
>Your last effort was a good first try but you still have a ways to go.

I know what a patch is. But I would like to ask, plan, and do. It is really
painful to learn to first do and then ask.


Wu Yongwei

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