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Date:	Wed, 16 Jan 2008 20:39:40 -0500
From:	jamal <hadi@...erus.ca>
To:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
Cc:	timo.teras@....fi, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] Fixing SA/SP dumps on netlink/af_key

On Thu, 2008-17-01 at 09:58 +1100, Herbert Xu wrote:

> IMHO doing significant work on af_key is a waste of time.  It has no
> advantages at all over xfrm_user since neither is portable.  So we
> should discourage people from using af_key wherever possible.

I wouldnt disagree except some apps like racoon which depend on pfkey
are unfortunately beyond repair. Timo has a pretty good handle on the
issue from what i have seen so far, so it pretty much seems to be there
without significant changes (if the two issues are separated).

cheers,
jamal



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