Re: Low-level network hooks and rtnetlink

From: Chris Wright (chrisat_private)
Date: Thu Aug 02 2001 - 12:14:53 PDT

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    * James Morris (jmorrisat_private) wrote:
    > 3. Change the abstraction and present a consistent API to the LSM module
    > developer.  This would mean going down below the ioctl() and rtnetlink
    > levels and putting in fine-grained hooks based on the actual operation
    > being interposed.  So, rather than the example above, accesses via both
    > the ioctl() and rtnetlink paths would call the same hooks in netdev_ops,
    > say:
    > netdev_ops->getmtu();
    > netdev_ops->setmtu();
    > netdev_ops->setaddr();
    > netdev_ops->getaddr();
    i think this is the better solution.
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