Re: Netlink connector
From: Evgeniy Polyakov
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 02:14:07 EST
On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 02:02:10AM -0400, James Morris (jmorris@xxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jul 2005, David S. Miller wrote:
> >From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 13:14:55 +0400
> >>Andrew has no objection against connector and it lives in -mm
> >A patch sitting in -mm has zero significance.
That is why I'm asking netdev@ people again...
> The significance I think is that Andrew is trying to gently encourage some
> further progress in the area.
> I recall some netconf discussion about TIPC over Netlink, or more likely a
> variation thereof, which may be a better way forward.
> It's cool stuff http://tipc.sourceforge.net/
I read it quite long ago - I'm sure you do not want to use that monster
for event bus.
It was designed and implemented for heavy intermachine communications,
and it is quite hard to setup for userspace <-> kernelspace message bus.
> - James
> James Morris
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