socket libc backend misses recvmsg()

Martin Pohlack mp26 at
Thu Mar 26 22:16:57 CET 2009

Adam Lackorzynski wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu Mar 26, 2009 at 06:50:39 -0700, Alexander Valitov wrote:
>> It seems that file l4/pkg/l4vfs/lib/libc_backends/socket_io/socket.c
>> misses recvmsg() function.
>> There is send(), sendto(), sendmsg(), recv(), recvfrom(), but no recvmsg().
>> Maybe it's just oversight?
> Hmm, probably the one who wrote that file back then did not need it, or
> overlooked it.

I believe the problem is a little bit more complicated than that ;-).
Getting the corresponding IDL right is tricky, so we delayed the
implementation until needed ...

See l4vfs/idl/net_io.idl.


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