Scott Klement wrote:

Instead of trying to add leading zeros to the digits (which is a bad idea) consider sorting based on the output of inet_addr(). The inet_addr() routine will convert the IP address to a 32-bit unsigned integer (which is what's REALLY used in network packets, the dotted-decimal representation of the octets is just for human consumption).

Best idea yet.

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JHHL

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