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Re: ss: Checking efficient analysis for network connections

From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@xxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2019 10:36:40 +0200

> I imagine then that it would be also nicer to perform filtering based on
> configurable constraints at the data source directly.
> How much can Linux help more in this software area?
> How do you think about such ideas?

If you use netlink operations directly, you can have the kernel filter
on various criteria and only get the socket entries you are interested

This whole discussion has zero to do with what text format 'ss' outputs.