Re: netlink nlmsg_pid supposed to be pid or tid?

From: Christopher Friesen
Date: Mon Nov 21 2005 - 17:50:59 EST

Herbert Xu wrote:

As I said before, you should not rely on getpid() to work.

You should always use getsockaddr(2) to get your local address.

Should that be getsockname(2)? Anyways, I now understand the issues.

As it turns out, we were actually already calling getsockname() a bit earlier in the code path, so we can just use the "pid" value from there.

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