What is the purpose of devel/ifdex-ignores?

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Sun Mar 7 01:39:53 UTC 2021

Hal Murray via devel <devel at ntpsec.org>:
> >From ./devel/ifdex-ignores
> USE_SCM_BINTIME         # to grab timestamp for recv packet
> None of those symbols are used by our code.
> Should I just delete them?
> What is the idea for USE_xxx?  Is there some interesting history I've 
> forgotten?

No, just boring history.  I think those are old conditinal macros we
no longer use; likely they have been renamed to something else.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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