[OpenIndiana-discuss] linux netlink support or replacement in Solaris/Illumos...???

James Carlson carlsonj at workingcode.com
Tue Mar 25 14:05:30 UTC 2014

On 03/25/14 09:32, Hans J. Albertsson wrote:
> I think it is sort of doing something vaguely reminiscent of what rpc
> did in SunOS.

No.  Netlink is for network interface and routing control.  On Solaris,
you'd use a combination of ioctls (SIOC[SG]IF...) and BSD-style routing
sockets (AF_ROUTE/PF_ROUTE).

Non-portable stuff on Linux is sort of par for the course.  :-/

James Carlson         42.703N 71.076W         <carlsonj at workingcode.com>

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