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Re: Specifying names for tap interfaces

On Wed, Jul 04, 2012 at 06:34:36PM +0100, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> >if I did read it properly, there's no way to know the driver and unit number
> >once the name has been changed ?
> Yes it is, drvctl -p <new_name>, will print the driver and unit number.

OK, I see.

> >Also, there is a change to bpf that looks unrelated. As it changes the
> >semantic, this should at last be documented.
> The change to bpf is explained in the email. It is changed to accept
> interfaces not ending in a number, so you can use for example
> foo2bar as an interface name.

Dareen pointed out that such name would cause problems with various tools.
I guess bpf is not the only place that needs to be fixed.

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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