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int rtnl_addr_add ( struct nl_handle *  handle,
struct rtnl_addr *  addr,
int  flags 

Request addition of new address

  • handle Netlink handle.
  • addr Address object representing the new address.
  • flags Additional netlink message flags.
Builds a netlink message by calling rtnl_addr_build_add_request(), sends the request to the kernel and waits for the next ACK to be received and thus blocks until the request has been fullfilled.

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0 on sucess or a negative error if an error occured.

Definition at line 659 of file addr.c.

References nl_send_auto_complete(), nl_wait_for_ack(), nlmsg_free(), and rtnl_addr_build_add_request().

      struct nl_msg *msg;
      int err;

      msg = rtnl_addr_build_add_request(addr, flags);
      if (!msg)
            return nl_get_errno();

      err = nl_send_auto_complete(handle, msg);
      if (err < 0)
            return err;

      return nl_wait_for_ack(handle);

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