Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys
To: Jonathan Stone <email@example.com>
From: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
Date: 12/07/2004 04:26:52
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 12:58:27 -0800
From: Jonathan Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
| I cannot agree. There's still been no case presented that we ever
| *need* more than a single loopback device. (It could be that the
| ``needs_count'' was merely a hangover, from before we had a separate
No, you're debating a different question.
We've always had the ability to have multiple loopback devices, that
hasn't been changed here.
(I quote from a fairly old if_loop.c ...
struct ifnet loif[NLOOP];
which is from ...
__KERNEL_RCSID(0, "$NetBSD: if_loop.c,v 1.48 2003/08/15 19:22:08 jonathan Exp $"
All that has been altered is the way that is achieved.