Re: [Lse-tech] Re: A common layer for Accounting packages
From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Mon Feb 28 2005 - 09:26:26 EST
On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 02:53:07PM +0100, Thomas Graf wrote:
> * jamal <1109598010.2188.994.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 2005-02-28 08:40
> > netlink broadcast or a wrapper around it.
> > Why even bother doing the check with netlink_has_listeners()?
> To implement the master enable/disable switch they want. The messages
> don't get send out anyway but why bother doing all the work if nothing
> will get send out in the end? It implements a well defined flag
> controlled by open/close on fds (thus handles dying applications)
> stating whether the whole code should be enabled or disabled.
Yep - this far from "reinventing the wheel". ;)
> It is of course not needed to avoid sending unnecessary messages.
Thats the goal, thanks.
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