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Re: Allowing netlink_family to be any integer (was: [PATCH 2.6] iptables

To: Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Allowing netlink_family to be any integer (was: [PATCH 2.6] iptables CLUSTERIP target)
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 22:25:33 +1000
Cc: Harald Welte <laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, lmb@xxxxxxx, ahu@xxxxxxx, hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 12:53:15AM +0200, Thomas Graf wrote:
> 
> The only real problem I see is sk_protocol being only 8bit as
> limiting factor.

Well we wouldn't be using sk_protocol to look things up anymore.
We'd be holding a reference on the family directly once the socket
is created.

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