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

Paul Hohensee paul.hohensee at
Fri Sep 23 14:48:53 PDT 2011

And, jvm.h is an exported-to-the-jdk file, so there are probably build 
there as well.  Not to mention that "accept" and some other socket 
want socklen_t* too.  I'm working with Azeem on a more extensive fix.


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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