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SubjectRe: Merging relayfs?
Hareesh Nagarajan writes:
> Tom Zanussi wrote:
> > Roman Zippel writes:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Tom Zanussi wrote:
> > >
> > > > The netlink control channel seems to work very well, but I can
> > > > certainly change the examples to use something different. Could you
> > > > suggest something?
> > >
> > > It just looks like a complicated way to do an ioctl, a control file that
> > > you can read/write would be a lot simpler and faster.
> >
> > You're right - in previous versions, we did use ioctl - we ended up
> > using netlink as it seemed like least offensive option to most people.
> > I'll try modifying the example code to use a control file or something
> > like that instead though.
>
> Having an ioctl() interface will definitely make things less
> complicated. Are the older versions which use ioctl available off the
> relayfs website?

Yes, the 'old relayfs' patches on the website implement ioctl.

Tom


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