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.TH genl\-ctrl-list 8 "20 April 2012" "libnl"
.SH NAME
-genl\-ctrl\-list \- List available kernel-side generic netlink families
+genl\-ctrl\-list \- List available kernel-side Generic Netlink families
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B genl\-ctrl\-list [-d]
.SH DESCRIPTION
.PP
-Queries the generic netlink controller in kernel and prints a list of all
-registered generic netlink families including the version of the interface
+Queries the Generic Netlink controller in kernel and prints a list of all
+registered Generic Netlink families including the version of the interface
that has been registered.
.SH OPTIONS
@@ -19,28 +19,53 @@ Print help text to console and exit.
Print versioning information to console and exit.
.TP
.BR \-\^d " or " \-\-details
-Include additional detailed information for each generic netlink
+Include additional detailed information for each Generic Netlink
family that is printed.
The information includes:
+
.RS
-.IP \(bu
-The size of the family specific netlink message header (hdrsize).
-.IP \(bu
-The maximum netlink attribute identifier allowed by the interface
-(maxattr).
-.IP \(bu
-A list of registered generic netlink operations prefixed with op
-including their name (if available), identifier and the flags
-indicating the availability of a doit or dump function.
-.IP \(bu
-A list of registered multicast groups prefixed with grp including
-their name (if available) and identifier.
-.RE
+.TP
+.B hdrsize N
+The size of the user specific header.
+
+.TP
+.B maxattr N
+The maximum Netlink attribute identifier expected by the interface.
+.TP
+.B op NAME (ID) <FLAGS>
+A list of available operations including their name, numeric identifier
+and the flags indicating the capabilities of the opertion.
+
+Available flags:
.RS
-Example:
+.TP
+.I admin-perm
+Requires administrative privileges
+
+.TP
+.I has-doit
+Command can handle request
+.TP
+.I has-dump
+Command can handle a dump request
+
+.TP
+.I has-policy
+Command enforces attribute validation policy
+.RE
+
+.TP
+.B grp NAME (ID)
+A list of registered multicast groups including name (if available)
+and identifier.
+.RE
+
+.RS
+.B Example:
+.RS
0x0010 nlctrl version 2
.RS 0
hdrsize 0 maxattr 7

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