Subject: Re: adding mbuf member
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/29/2000 10:08:05
On Sun, 30 Jan 2000 02:28:05 +0900
> >But then its an ABI change for LKMs. I guess people will have to recompile
> >IP Filter. This will warrant a version number bump (to 1.4R).
> (I hope I do not misread "but then" here)
> Let me check... LKMs with old mbuf.h are not usable regardless from
> the ordering of pkthdr member, due to position change in m_pktdat
> (M_dat.MH.MH_dat.MH_databuf), and MHLEN change. if we use old LKM
> on new kernel, LKM will overwrite pkthdr portion by mistake.
> Am I correct?
Ah, yes, you're quite right... concern withdrawn... but just make sure to
bump the kernel version :-)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>