libnl 1.0-pre7 is out

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Tue Nov 27 23:58:48 UTC 2007


On Monday 26 November 2007 16:18:54 Thomas Graf wrote:
> * (``-_-??) -- Fernando <ubuntu at bugabundo.net> 2007-11-26 00:17
> > On Tuesday 13 November 2007 17:24:15 Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > <snip> 
> > > generate_local_port() does the magic. It allows 1024 unique ports per
> > > application. There is a bug there if you want more than 1024 handles
> > > but I suppose Network Manager won't use them up.
> > > 
> > >   Luis
> > 
> > Wont p2p and some server apps exhaust those 1024 pretty quickly, or am I getting it wrong?
> 
> We're talking netlink sockets here. There is no reason for an
> application to open more than 2 sockets per netlink family.
> A command socket and a socket to listen for notifications.
> Currently about a dozen netlink families exist so even if an
> application makes use of all netlink families, 1024 would
> is still be a decent limitation.
> 
> If you want to use more, go ahead an do your own pid/port
> management but be aware that the generated numbers must be
> unique _sytem wide_.
> 

Thanks for the info.
Allways learning!

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