Request for review (S): 7091417 recvfrom's 6th input should be of type socklen_t

Christian Thalinger christian.thalinger at
Wed Oct 19 07:32:39 PDT 2011

Since I forgot you are already working on this and sent another bug report today, were are we with that fix?

-- Chris

On Sep 23, 2011, at 11:48 PM, Paul Hohensee wrote:

> And, jvm.h is an exported-to-the-jdk file, so there are probably build issues
> there as well.  Not to mention that "accept" and some other socket operations
> want socklen_t* too.  I'm working with Azeem on a more extensive fix.
> Paul
> On 9/23/11 5:29 PM, John Coomes wrote:
>> Azeem Jiva (azeem.jiva at wrote:
>>> 7091417:  recfrom's 6th input should be socklen_t
>>> The current recvfrom implementation won't compile on Solaris 11 since the 6th
>>> input should be of type socklen_t.  Diffs are attached
>>> ...
>> Did you build on windows?  Don't think socklen_t exists there.  Also
>> the os.hpp decl of recvfrom() doesn't match the definition in
>> os_windows.cpp anymore.
>> -John

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