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1# Netlink library for VPP plugins
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3This VPP package provides a rtnetlink-based library to be used by [VPP](http://fd.io/) plugins and other extensions.
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5## HowTo
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7The library and test plugin can be compiled by running the following commands from the plugin directory:
8```bash
9libtoolize
10aclocal
11autoconf
12automake --add-missing
13./configure
14make
15sudo make install
16```
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18The library and test plugin can be compiled by copying netlink.mk into VPP's build tree build-data/packages/ directory and using VPP make target netlink-install.
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20Note that VPP build system can be configured to look in other directories for additional build-data/packages/ directories by adding those to build-root/build-config.mk SOURCE_PATH variable.
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22## Administrativa
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24### Current status
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26This library is still under active development, which means the defined headers and functions are subject to changes without notice.
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28### Objective
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30This effort intends to be a building block for a better integration of VPP into Linux.
31It will evolve depending on the needs of the VPP community while focusing on the relations between VPP plugins and the Linux networking stack.
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33### Main contributors
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35Pierre Pfister - LF-ID:ppfister
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