Subject: Re: SIOCSIFADDR & co
To: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/26/2000 18:48:14
On Thu, 27 Jan 2000 01:15:53 +0100
Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com> wrote:
> Looking at some network drivers I've observed that the processing of
> SIOCSIFADDR, SIOCGIFADDR, and SIOCSIFMTU are very similar
> in most drivers. Why don't we do what FreeBSD and OpenBSD have done
> and break out that code into a subroutine that can be called?
I looked at doing that... however, their approach can have negative
effects if one reprograms the multicast filter often. I have been
meaning to look into this further.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>