<<On Sun, 27 Aug 2000 14:25:55 -0700 (PDT), Archie Cobbs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
> However, many routines that take an mbuf parameter assume that the
> mbuf given to them is modifiable and proceed to write all over it.
s/assume/require as a necessary precondition/
It's not a coding error, it's part of the specification. No, it's not
documented -- but it's pretty clear from the design of the original
> 3. For any routines that do need to modify mbuf data, but don't
> assume anything about the mbuf, alter those routines to do
> an m_pullup() when necessary to make the data are they are
> working on modifiable.
m_pullup is evil. It would be better to fix the places (i.e.,
ip_input and ip_output) which make the modification necessary.
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