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authorJan Engelhardt <>2010-10-22 22:05:20 +0200
committerJan Engelhardt <>2010-10-22 22:25:12 +0200
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@@ -6,21 +6,21 @@ both the Netlink header and TLVs that are repetitive and easy to get wrong.
This library aims to provide simple helpers that allows you to re-use code
and to avoid re-inventing the wheel. The main features of this library are:
-* Small: the shared library requires around 30KB in a x86-based computer.
+* Small: the shared library requires around 30KB for an x86-based computer.
* Simple: this library avoids complexity and elaborated abstractions that
tend to hide Netlink details.
* Easy to use: the library simplifies the work for Netlink-wise developers.
It provides functions to make socket handling, message building, validating,
-parsing, and sequence tracking, easier.
+parsing and sequence tracking, easier.
* Easy to re-use: you can use the library to build your own abstraction layer
on top of this library.
* Decoupling: the interdependency of the main bricks that compose the library
-is reduced, eg. the library provides many helpers but the programmer is not
+is reduced, i.e. the library provides many helpers, but the programmer is not
forced to use them.
-= Examples files =
+= Example files =
-You can find several examples files under examples/ that you can compile by
+You can find several example files under examples/ that you can compile by
invoking `make check'.