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Re: [PATCH] NETLINK_UESTABLISHED notifier event

To: Jean-Mickael Guerin <jean-mickael.guerin@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NETLINK_UESTABLISHED notifier event
From: Dmitry Yusupov <dmitry_yus@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2005 16:53:56 -0700
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On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 23:39 +0200, Jean-Mickael Guerin wrote:
> Dmitry Yusupov wrote:
> > This patch provides:
> > 
> > * new event for unicast connections NETLINK_UESTABLISHED.
> 
> Which kind of application takes benefit of this event ?

we have NETLINK_URELEASE already where netlink user usually free
associated resources. It is nice to have NETLINK_UESTABLISHED to
implement reverse needs. For example, netlink user wants to allocate
associated resources or to monitor new connections from user-space
before it actually gets first interrupt from it.

> btw your diff is reversed ;-)

oh, well, I was running out of time. still applicable... :)

> Jean-Mickael
> 


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