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Re: [Nmh-workers] IPv6-ifying nmh

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] IPv6-ifying nmh
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 19:35:08 +0000

Ken Hornstein wrote:
>>I think my preference would be for switching the code to using
>>getaddrinfo et al, and adding autoconf-shims to implement those
>>functions in terms of the old APIs if we need to. (Cleaner than
>>lots of ifdefs.)
>My only concern is that I can't easily test the autoconf shims because
>I don't think I have access to old operating systems anymore.  In
>theory I could cobble up a test environment, but for me that's past the
>point of diminishing returns.  So if someone else wants to write them,
>great.  Otherwise ... we won't have them.

Yeah, I wasn't really proposing that we add them before somebody
comes along with a system that needs them.

-- PMM

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