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

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Nov 24 09:36:00 GMT 2010

On Nov 23 21:19, Jason Curl wrote:
> On 23/11/2010 16:38, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >  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 interfaces?

You mean, it should *not* be set for all interface, don't you?

PPP and SLIP interfaces usually don't do ARP, so I just set the
flag for them unconditionally.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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