Re: [patch 1/1] /proc/$$/ipaddr and per-task networking bits

From: Coywolf Qi Hunt
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 07:39:10 EST

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 17:08:55 +0100, Arjan van de Ven
<arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 17:00 +0100, Lorenzo Hernández García-Hierro
> wrote: it tries to fill the
> > ipaddr member of the task_struct structure with the IP address
> > associated to the user running @current task/process,if available.
> but... a use doesn't hane an IP. a host does.

The patch is useful in this situation. Suppose node E has two IPs, IP1
and IP2. IP1 is the default and got blocked from some network C.

Now if one try to visit C from E, one has to to use IP2.

Coywolf Qi Hunt
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