Re: socket interface to a new protocol

From: devnetfs (devnetfs@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Nov 21 2002 - 12:39:39 EST


--- Nivedita Singhvi <niv@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> devnetfs wrote:
>
> > I am developing a n/w protocol (its connection-oriented, reliable,
> > message-boundary preserving) over ethernet. I want to provide a
> > socket() interface for user-space programs. So somebody can
> send/recv
> > pkts using familiar socket interface:
>
> Have you looked at SCTP?
Yes.

But I am more interested in 'how-to' provide socket interface
to a new procotol [read: of new domain/type than mentioned in
socket(2)]
Also this protocol will be a kernel-module.

thanks,
Abhi.

>
> thanks,
> Nivedita

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