Re: Bug#630206: libnss-myhostname: FTBFS: fatal error: asm/types.h: No such file or directory
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 09:11:41AM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> Nah, I will not work on this. Netlink is Linux specific -- it cannot be
> made on the legacy kernels, and I don't care for the legacy kernels
> anyway and won't spend time on them.
At the BSDCan conference last month we had some early discussions on
the limitations to routing sockets and potential successors to them,
and the topic of implementing Netlink came up. There is no specific
plan for this at the present time, but it may be the eventual solution
to issues such as this one.