Re: [PATCH 2/2] netlink: Diag core and basic socket info dumping

From: Pavel Emelyanov
Date: Thu Mar 21 2013 - 07:47:20 EST

On 03/21/2013 01:21 PM, Andrey Vagin wrote:
> The netlink_diag can be built as a module, just like it's done in
> unix sockets.
> The core dumping message carries the basic info about netlink sockets:
> family, type and protocol, portis, dst_group, dst_portid, state.
> Groups can be received as an optional parameter NETLINK_DIAG_GROUPS.
> Netlink sockets cab be filtered by protocols.
> The socket inode number and cookie is reserved for future per-socket info
> retrieving. The per-protocol filtering is also reserved for future by
> requiring the sdiag_protocol to be zero.
> The file /proc/net/netlink doesn't provide enough information for
> dumping netlink sockets. It doesn't provide dst_group, dst_portid,
> groups above 32.
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Gao feng <gaofeng@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Andrey Vagin <avagin@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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