Subject: Re: tun driver (was: PPP and multicast bits)
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Michael Shalayeff <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/05/1996 11:38:10
On Sat, 3 Feb 1996, der Mouse wrote:

> > There's another bug in the tun driver which I mean to fix some day
> > (though I haven't yet looked at the code -- it's probably trivial to
> > fix..)
> It is. :-)
> > Reads on the `tun' device are non-interruptable.. [...] This is a
> > real misfeature.
> > I would welcome it if someone else beat me to fixing this.. :-)
> Be glad, then: I already noticed this and fixed it.  When I'm confident
> my modified if_tun.[ch] are stable, I'll send-pr 'em.  Anyone who wants
> is welcome to mail me privately asking for a copy, and I'll send the
> then-current version....
> I also have to write a tun(4) manpage, especially since I've added
> significant functionality.
i've just added multiple AFs support & bpf too, some speed hacks
done too ;)
maybe it would be good to incorporate this in the kernel ?

> 					der Mouse

    paranoic mickey       (my employers have changed, but the name has remained)