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Re: [HACKERS] Re: inet/cidr/bind

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: tih(at)nhh(dot)no (Tom Ivar Helbekkmo)
Cc: paul(at)vix(dot)com, darcy(at)druid(dot)net, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: inet/cidr/bind
Date: 1998-10-11 17:05:03
Message-ID: 199810111705.NAA15163@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Paul A Vixie <paul(at)vix(dot)com> writes:
> 
> > if this is agreeable, i'll code it up and submit it here for testing
> > before i push it out in bind 8.1.3.  i really do agree with the
> > functionality we've drifted toward in this type -- if folks want to
> > express the netmask of a host address without getting in trouble for
> > a nonzero host part that's lost during parsing and storage, then
> > they jolly well ought to be able to do that.
> 
> I certainly agree.  We should then be able to switch very easily and
> cleanly to the use of these new input and output functions, and add
> the various utility functions that D'Arcy has outlined.  Should be
> quick work.
> 
> We should leave the type name as INET, I think.
> 
> Bruce/Marc: we're OK for 6.4 with this still, right?  Even if it takes
> a couple more days to get everything to fall into place?

I think so.  It does not affect people testing other things.

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