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Re: [dm-devel] Updated cluster log patch (take 5)



On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 08:01:29AM -0400, Thomas Graf wrote:
> > Maye I misremember it, but isn't the connector code strongly deprecated
> > in favour of genetlink?
> 
> Use of connector is deprecated, it does not have any advantages over
> genetlink while genetlink provides an optional attributes based
> protocol interface which allows for messaging protocols to be developed
> which can be extended without breaking binary compatibility. It also
> features a userspace library which makes development trivial.
> 
> 
> I guess nobody will force you but use of genetlink is encouraged.

Jonathan, I think it's really sad that this got pushed into mainline
after the merge window without even replying to this statement of one
of our core networking developers.


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