Review of AEAD Encryption API Project; concluding December 5, 2008

Luke Howard lukeh at
Tue Dec 2 18:27:56 EST 2008

> I'm with Love on this one.  XPG and the SUS have specified for better
> than a decade that the iov count for writev(), readv(), and the struct
> msghdr used with sendmsg() and recvmsg() is to be of type 'int'.  To
> create a new interface that was so obviously modeled on those but
> differ on that point, I would expect some sort of justification for
> the difference.

OK, I have reordered the iov and iov_count parameters (so the count  
comes after the iov), and changed the count to an int rather than  

-- Luke

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