HEADSUP! netgraph Metadata changing.

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at cell.sick.ru
Tue Jun 8 06:58:51 GMT 2004

On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 09:52:35AM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
R> > J> > J> In addition the ng_ksocket node adds info into metadata and I suspect
R> > J> > J> there are people using that.
R> > J> > 
R> > J> > Since ng_ksocket tags packets for itself only, we can safely change it.
R> > J> 
R> > J> Since I did not add that code I am not very familiar with it or who uses
R> > J> it. (or why)
R> > J> 
R> > J> if this is true than yes we can do this..
R> > 
R> > It is used only on UDP connection, to send replies back to where the original
R> > packets came from.
R> > 
R> I wouldn't hardcode it this way.  Rather, it just mimics the
R> sendto()/recvfrom() semantics, to represent the "to"/"from"
R> arguments, respectively.

Pardon, haven't understand what do you suggest. You mean, that it'll be better
if node originating packets will insert this tag?

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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