Subject: Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: Moving ethfoo in the main tree]
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/13/2004 20:33:48
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Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> Hm. That's not quite what's wanted, in a lot of applications. The
> VMware virtual ethernet device, for example, acts like a hub or
> switch -- it puts all the endpoints on the _same_ virtual segment.
> I suppose it would be possible to do something similar by combining
> tap with bridge, but that's a bit messy.
I think it's cleaner to have the endpoints seperated, and connected
by explicit configuration. This follows the ancient spirit of Unix-
like application building, which provides small building blocks that
you can combine.
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