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Date:	Thu, 05 Nov 2009 21:08:06 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] netlink: add socket destruction notification

From: Johannes Berg <>
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 10:44:08 +0200

> When we want to keep track of resources associated with applications, we
> need to know when an app is going away. Add a notification function to
> netlink that tells us that, and also hook it up to generic netlink so
> generic netlink can notify the families. Due to the way generic netlink
> works though, we need to notify all families and they have to sort out
> whatever resources some commands associated with the socket themselves.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <>

No fundamental objections.

However, as a followup, netlink_kernel_create() is becomming

At this point it's better to just pass two arguments, the network
namespace pointer, and a pointer to a "const struct netlink_kern_info"
that holds the rest of the parameters.

Could you make that change too?

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