Re: AF_BUS socket address family

From: David Miller
Date: Sun Jul 01 2012 - 17:45:46 EST

From: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 1 Jul 2012 15:16:59 +0100

>> The issue is that what to do when a receiver goes deaf is a policy
>> issue.
> Something all these protocols alredy recognize and have done for years.
> The real issue for AF_BUS versus the current slow AF_UNIX approach is
> that you really need to know *who* is blocked up.
> That's no different to UDP multicast and needing to know how errored the
> frame.

And the policy on what to do about such UDP multicast errors is in
userspace, which is precisely my point.
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