ioctl() on socket fd's take 3 seconds on 1.7.7

Jason Curl
Wed Nov 24 02:07:00 GMT 2010

On 23/11/2010 16:38, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Nov 23 14:10, Jason Curl wrote:
> Actually, after reading a bit about this flag, the usage in Cygwin
> seems to be wrong anyway.  I applied a patch so that IFF_NOARP is
> only set for PPP and SLIP devices, so the call to SendARP is gone.
> Please test CVS or the next developer snapshot.
I tried to understand what this flag is for. As far as I can understand, 
windows will always reply to ARP requests. There's a registry entry for 
"gratuitous arp". So doesn't that imply IFF_NOARP will be set for all 

I downloaded the snapshot as of today. The 3 second delays are no longer 
present (thanks!).

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