What socket protocol/address families are supported ?

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Mon Nov 1 17:37:25 CDT 2010


  On 11/01/2010 05:32 PM, Eric Norum wrote:
> On Nov 1, 2010, at 3:24 PM, Oyake, Amalaye (3424) wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> what protocol/address families does the RTEMS BSD Socket API support (beyond
>> the generic AF_INET)?
>>
> None, I believe.
>
I update my reply to agree with Eric.  AF_LOCAL/UNIX are from
socketpair and the RTEMS version returns ENOSYS.
>> 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)
>>
>> Regards,
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