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Date:   Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:49:51 -0600
From:   David Ahern <>
To:     Tom Herbert <>
Cc:     Tom Herbert <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 net-next 5/6] ip6tlvs: Add netlink interface

On 4/22/19 7:15 PM, Tom Herbert wrote:
> Is there are particular reason why you think rtnetlink would be more
> appropriate?

Thinking about this from an app API perspective: rtnetlink is used to
configure IPv6 addresses and IPv6 routes yet extensions will require a
genl interface. Just seems odd for some network manager / FRR / other to
deal with.

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