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net/if.h - sockets local interfaces
The <net/if.h> header shall define the if_nameindex structure that
includes at least the following members:
unsigned if_index Numeric index of the interface.
char *if_name Null-terminated name of the interface.
The <net/if.h> header shall define the following macro for the length
of a buffer containing an interface name (including the terminating
Interface name length.
The following shall be declared as functions and may also be defined as
macros. Function prototypes shall be provided.
unsigned if_nametoindex(const char *);
char *if_indextoname(unsigned, char *);
struct if_nameindex *if_nameindex(void);
void if_freenameindex(struct if_nameindex *);
The following sections are informative.
The System Interfaces volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001,
if_freenameindex(), if_indextoname(), if_nameindex(), if_nametoindex()
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form
from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology
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