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Date:   Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:07:35 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Edward Cree <>
Cc:     Stephen Hemminger <>,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC net-next 3/4] ynl: add a sample python library

On Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:42:53 +0100 Edward Cree wrote:
> > It would be great if python had standard module for netlink.
> > Then your code could just (re)use that.
> > Something like mnl but for python.  
> There's pyroute2, that seemed alright when I used it for something
>  a few years back, and I think it has the pieces you need.

I saw that and assumed that its true to its name and only supports
RTNL :( I'll reach out to Peter the maintainer for his thoughts. 

This patch was meant as a sample, I kept trying to finish up the C
codegen for a week and it still didn't feel presentable enough for 
the RFC. In practice I'd rather leave writing the language specific 
libs to the experts.

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