Re: netlink vs. debugfs (was Re: [Patch 0/6] statistics infrastructure)

From: Evgeniy Polyakov
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 14:52:58 EST

On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 12:04:00AM +0530, Balbir Singh (balbir@xxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Anybody else want to take a shot in comparing the two?

Netlink is always presented in the kernel, so no need to make
additional dependencies for special FS.
But number of netlink sockets is not that big, so use new one if you
create really generic mechanism, or consider using connector/gennetlink.

Evgeniy Polyakov
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