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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] kdbus for 4.1-rc1
On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 10:35:19AM +0100, One Thousand Gnomes wrote:
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> We do need something for the multicast messaging. Whether that's
> supporting AF_LOCAL, SOCK_RDP with multicast or something else (POSIX
> message queue extensions ?). There's no real IP layer reliable ordered
> multicast delivery system that is low latency and lightweight because
> once it hits real networks it changes from a hard problem into a
> seriously hard problem because of multicast implosions and the like.

This was attempted in the past with AF_DBUS, but the networking
maintainers rightfully pointed out that the model there did not work.

thanks,

greg k-h


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