Re: netlink nlmsg_pid supposed to be pid or tid?

From: Christopher Friesen
Date: Mon Nov 21 2005 - 14:46:27 EST

Friesen, Christopher [CAR:VC21:EXCH] wrote:

When using netlink, should "nlmsg_pid" be set to pid (current->tgid) or tid (current->pid)?

The reason I ask is that with 2.6.10 we had to set it to tid, which really doesn't make much sense given than sockets are shared across all threads in a process (and gettid() isn't even a libc function).

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