Subject: Re: supported harware for zeroconf
To: Silvio Valenti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/04/2005 17:28:59
On Jul 4, 2005, at 3:21 AM, Silvio Valenti wrote:
> I was wondering what kind of data link hardware I shall support.
> Shall I also support IEEE80211? If it is the case, the bpf interface
> is compatible with that? Because I read it currently works only with
BPF is compatible with Ethernet and 802.11.
From an application's perspective, 802.11 and Ethernet should be
roughly the same.
The link-level stuff you need to worry about is probably just the
IPv4 link-local address selection, right? Have you considered
implementing that using SOCK_RAW instead of BPF?