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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: packet: option to only pass skb protocol
On 01/05/2010 12:57 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> When sending packets with a packet socket it is often necessary to set
> protocol in msg_name: otherwise the protocol field in the skb will not
> be set correctly.

What about automatically detecting the protocol from the data being sent
to avoid the necessity of specifying it in the first place?

Chris


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