Re: [PATCH 00/26] IPVS: Add first IPv6 support to IPVS.

To: "Patrick McHardy" <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/26] IPVS: Add first IPv6 support to IPVS.
Cc: "Simon Horman" <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Vince Busam" <vbusam@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Ben Greear" <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: "Julius Volz" <juliusv@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 21:33:27 +0200
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008, Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Julius Volz wrote:
>> Ah, that's what I thought... Are there any simple kernel examples with
>> userspace counterparts to look at? I know iproute2 uses netlink, but
>> it seems like a rather complicated example.
> For nfnetlink: net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_netlink.c and
> libnfnetlink_conntrack from


>> Genetlink seems especially nice, although I couldn't find a general
>> explanation of it other than in git history.
> I don't have an example for genetlink, but I guess you should
> find some in libnl. In this case I guess both would be fine
> since ipvs is only loosely tied to the rest of netfilter.

Ok, my first impression is that genetlink is aimed at being simple to
use (and has a nice howto).

So we'll work on a genetlink interface and some of the other v6 patch
issues and then post again in a while. Thanks for the feedback!

Horms: ping if you're interested or have some good ideas for this.


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