On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 1:47 PM, Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Option c) looks reasonable to me and also seems easy to handle in
>> general. Is this the way to go? Or do we want the interface to look
>> completely different this time?
> b) or c) both look fine.
> You could save a few operations (ADD/EDIT
> can be combined) by making use of nlmsg_flags though:
> The semantics of the flags is:
> - NLM_F_CREATE|NLM_F_EXCL: create if non-existant
> - NLM_F_REPLACE: change existing
> - NLM_F_CREATE|NLM_F_REPLACE: create if non-existing, replace otherwise
> - NLM_F_EXCL: test existance
Thanks for explaining this! Sounds good!
> NLM_F_APPEND can be used as modifier for NLM_F_CREATE to
> specify that the new entry should be added to the end instead
> of the beginning.
Interesting. This should not be needed in IPVS though, as entry order
doesn't matter much there.
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