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Explicitly align the buffer used for cmsgs #7990

merged 6 commits into from Jun 28, 2019


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OpenBSDs man page recommend explicit alignment of the buffer to hold cmsg data.
This probably does not matter on non-strict alignment architectures, but is good practise.
(Disclaimer: I was one of the devs involved in this change to the man page, see

Noticed while studying #7981


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Looks good!

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@omoerbeek omoerbeek merged commit 7571f5a into PowerDNS:master Jun 28, 2019
@omoerbeek omoerbeek deleted the msgbuf-align branch June 28, 2019 07:40
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