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int rtnl_rule_add ( struct nl_handle *  handle,
struct rtnl_rule *  tmpl,
int  flags 

Add a new rule

  • handle netlink handle
  • tmpl template with requested changes
  • flags additional netlink message flags
Builds a netlink message by calling rtnl_rule_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.

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

Definition at line 581 of file rule.c.

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

      int err;
      struct nl_msg *msg;
      msg = rtnl_rule_build_add_request(tmpl, flags);
      if (!msg)
            return nl_errno(ENOMEM);

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

      return nl_wait_for_ack(handle);

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