[ntp:questions] Pool returns IPv6 address to IPv4 query

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Thu Nov 21 07:07:03 UTC 2013


Uwe Klein <uwe at klein-habertwedt.de> writes:

> struct sockaddr was a catch all and you had to also hand the size of the
> storage  into the call.

It's a union.   On BSD, struct sockaddr is not guaranteed to be big
eonugh.  For space allocation, use struct sockaddr_storage, which is
guaranteed to be big enough.
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