Subject: Re: Q's from localtalk efforts
To: Guenther Grau <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/18/1997 09:46:16
> Hi,
> der Mouse wrote:
> [...]
> > The last, I think.  I've rewritten much of the tun driver, and among
> > other things made it capable of handling multiple address families.
> > Only a little of this has made it back into the tree, probably largely
> > because I did a special device with a text interface rather than a slew
> > of new ioctl()s as the interface to frobbing options.
> > 
> > Perhaps I should just sit down with -current's tun driver and put in
> > some of the things it more desperately needs, like address family
> > tagging and address prepending.
> Hmm, why not just add this slew of ioctl()s and get this stuff into
> the tree? Or just convince the others of the beauty of your text 
> interface and get your version into the tree :-)

I'd be happy with either solution. Once netatalk is in, I'd be interested
in some sort of Appletalk-over-IP tunnel. Once LocalTalk is in, an
IP-over-AppleTalk interface would be interesting for LT-only macs.

Take care,