On Wed, 17 Jan 2001, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> James R. Leu wrote:
> > I'm not asking for the impossible. Sequence numbers and/or client
> > to server ACKs would solve the problem.
> So what do you do when the client doesn't ACK and you run out of buffer
> space ? Block all activities that may trigger netlink messages ?
He should still be able to do reliable communication by doing the
state maintanance within the user space app.
The mechanism is already in place.
[nlmsghdr.nlmsg_seq. as well as flags NLM_F_ACK, NLM_F_ECHO ]
> Actually, isn't netlink from BSD ?
dont think so ;->. BSD has routing sockets which are a very small subset