What socket protocol/address families are supported ?
joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Mon Nov 1 22:36:02 UTC 2010
On 11/01/2010 05:24 PM, Oyake, Amalaye (3424) wrote:
> what protocol/address families does the RTEMS BSD Socket API support (beyond
> the generic AF_INET)?
I am pretty sure AF_UNIX and AF_LOCAL are supported. I believe
that the others are not.
If this is an issue, it is just one more reason to upgrade the network
stack to a more recent version and pick up more of the infrastructure
this time. The network stack upgrade is a project that really needs
> Does it support support all the ones that Linux supports (seen below)?
> Name Purpose Man page
> AF_UNIX, AF_LOCAL Local communication unix(7)
> AF_INET IPv4 Internet protocols ip(7)
> AF_INET6 IPv6 Internet protocols ipv6(7)
> AF_IPX IPX - Novell protocols
> AF_NETLINK Kernel user interface device netlink(7)
> AF_X25 ITU-T X.25 / ISO-8208 protocol x25(7)
> AF_AX25 Amateur radio AX.25 protocol
> AF_ATMPVC Access to raw ATM PVCs
> AF_APPLETALK Appletalk ddp(7)
> AF_PACKET Low level packet interface packet(7)
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