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Re: [PATCH] Improve behaviour of Netlink Sockets

To: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Improve behaviour of Netlink Sockets
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 12:30:51 +1000
Cc: Pablo Neira <pablo@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 10:28:34PM -0400, jamal wrote:
> 
> Being able to prioritize control (errors and ACKs) would be valuable.
> Would require mucking around with the socket queue. 
> Something along what we do for a basic default 3 band queue (proabably
> two band in this case) should work.

Obviously neither of you have taken my tip :)

You should never use your unicast socket to receive multicast messages.
Otherwise you get to keep both pieces when it breaks.
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