HEADSUP! netgraph Metadata changing.

Ruslan Ermilov ru at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 8 06:52:49 GMT 2004

On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 11:40:37AM +0400, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 12:35:56AM -0700, Julian Elischer wrote:
> J> > On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 06:35:51PM -0700, Julian Elischer wrote:
> J> > J> In addition the ng_ksocket node adds info into metadata and I suspect
> J> > J> there are people using that.
> J> > 
> J> > Since ng_ksocket tags packets for itself only, we can safely change it.
> J> 
> J> Since I did not add that code I am not very familiar with it or who uses
> J> it. (or why)
> J> 
> J> if this is true than yes we can do this..
> It is used only on UDP connection, to send replies back to where the original
> packets came from.
I wouldn't hardcode it this way.  Rather, it just mimics the
sendto()/recvfrom() semantics, to represent the "to"/"from"
arguments, respectively.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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