Re: a couple of comments on xfrm

From: David S. Miller
Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 17:09:54 EST


On Wed, 31 Mar 2004 13:47:00 -0800
Brian Buesker <bbuesker@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >I think this is fine, as long as we can be reasonably sure the
> >existing apps zero this thing out which I believe they do.
>
> Yes, racoon and setkey zero this field.
>
> >What does KAME do to support SPD priorities via PF_KEY,
> >does anyone know?
>
> Looking at the code real quick, it doesn't appear that they actually
> support priorities. It looks like each policy always gets inserted at
> the end of the list. I could be wrong though as I don't know the code
> very well.

Looks like the choice is ours and that it is safe, so just use
the reserved2 field as originally suggested.
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