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    SubjectRe: [evlog-dev] Re: alternate event logging proposal
    Larry Kessler wrote:
    > Jeff Garzik wrote:
    >>To address your more general point, a general way to notify interested,
    >>credentialed (is that a word?) 3rd party processes of device events
    >>would indeed be useful. Since such events are essential out-of-band
    >>info, netlink might indeed be applicable.
    >
    >
    > Event Logging has both a command and an API for apps in user-space to
    > register for specific events (kernel or userspace). The user must have
    > read access to the log file and the proper credentials in the allow/deny
    > file scheme (that's modeled after crontab).


    Ok. And? It sounds like event logging could possibly use netlink as
    the event delivery mechanism.

    Jeff



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