Subject: Re: ioctl(BIOC[GS]HDRCMPLT) on bpf
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/02/1999 09:36:07
> > I'm just curious, which application uses BIOC[GS]HDRCMPLT?
> > (allows you to inject layer 2 header on bpf writes)
> > Or is it mainly for experiments? It looks it was added between
> > 1.39 to 1.40.
>It's for implementing protocols in userspace which require "spoofing"
>the MAC source address... e.g. some Cisco bridge-bridge communication
>protocols, Apollo Netman, etc.
Yup, I understand what is it for, I was curious about any program
using this. Thanks anyway.