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Date:	Mon, 25 Jun 2007 13:08:57 -0400
From:	jamal <>
To:	Johannes Berg <>
Cc:	Zhang Rui <>,,, Thomas Graf <>
Subject: Re: Fwd: [PATCH] [-mm] ACPI: export ACPI events via netlink

On Fri, 2007-22-06 at 12:09 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:

> Why do you think that would be hard? It'd basically just mean replacing
> the netlink_capable(sock, NL_NONROOT_RECV) calls with a call that
> actually tests depending on the group(s) it wants.

I think it could be done. You will need to have root maybe initially set
such permissions etc - but it may be overkill.

> Yeah, sounds reasonable, you could ask the controller for which groups
> are attached to a family and then get the IDs for those groups by name.

Yes, we would need a newer api to do it right. But it could be done if
you register for multi groups.


PS:- I just noticed Thomas wasnt CCed.

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