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Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2023 15:46:15 +0100
From: Jiri Pirko <>
To: Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [patch net-next] docs: netlink: add NLMSG_DONE message format
 for doit actions

Tue, Nov 28, 2023 at 04:30:59PM CET, wrote:
>On Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:19:16 +0100 Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> From: Jiri Pirko <>
>> In case NLMSG_DONE message is sent as a reply to doit action, multiple
>> kernel implementation do not send anything else than struct nlmsghdr.
>> Add this note to the Netlink intro documentation.
>You mean when the reply has F_MULTI set, correct?

Well, that would be ideal. However, that flag is parallel to NLMSG_DONE.
I see that at least drivers/connector/connector.c does not set this flag
when sending NLMSG_DONE type.

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