Subject: Re: cloning network interfaces
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/02/2001 14:41:14
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 07:01:48PM +0900, wrote:
> 	question:
> 	for 1.5.1, how far do we want to pullup?  it seems that if_gif.c
> 	do not support "ifconfig create" yet.  (i was wrong that i updated
> 	IPv6 FAQ in htdocs/Documentation/network/ipv6)
> 	if_vlan.c seem to support "create" okay.

if_gif isn't the only one, I think there are others (like ppp) too.
I asked for cloning support to be pulled up, because it makes pullup of
of if_vlan easier (and so less error-prone). I'm not sure we want to touch
working code just for this. It's a cool feature but we can live without
it :)

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.