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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/6] Add namespace awareness to Netlink methods
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On 11/7/19 1:40 PM, Mahesh Bandewar (महेश बंडेवार) wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 5:30 AM Jonas Bonn <jonas@norrbonn.se> wrote:
>>
>> Changed in v3:
>> - added patch 6 for setting IPv6 address outside current namespace
>> - address checkpatch warnings
>> - address comment from Nicolas
>>
>> Changed in v2:
>> - address comment from Nicolas
>> - add accumulated ACK's
>>
>> Currently, Netlink has partial support for acting outside of the current
>> namespace. It appears that the intention was to extend this to all the
>> methods eventually, but it hasn't been done to date.
>>
>> With this series RTM_SETLINK, RTM_NEWLINK, RTM_NEWADDR, and RTM_NEWNSID
>> are extended to respect the selection of the namespace to work in.
>>
> This is nice, is there a plan to update userspace commands using this?

I'm hoping for an iproute2 update and test cases to validate the changes.

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