Netlink Socket Parser

Eugene Syromiatnikov esyr at
Tue May 9 16:52:30 UTC 2017

On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 09:06:28PM +0530, Abhishek Tiwari wrote:
> I have read about netlink packet structure and its use for IPC between
> kernel and userspace and different processes in user space.
> There are various commits from Saruta's netlink branch that have still
> not been merged into master branch. Do they require some edits ?
I think only Fabien (in CC) can provide best answer to this question,
otherwise they need a thorough review at least.

> How a netlink packet is captured for decoding in strace?
Please look at netlink.c:decode_netlink, io.c:print_iovec and

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> Abhishek Tiwari
> M.Tech (CS),
> IIT Kharagpur.
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