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Re: if_flags

In article <200901262130.QAA10657%Sparkle.Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost>,
der Mouse  <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:
>I'd like to add some new IFF_ flags.  But if_flags is short, and all 16
>bits are already in use.
>How much of a pain would it be to grow it?  struct ifnet is prepared
>for it; if_flags is 32-bit-aligned and the next field after it is a pad
>field.  I know it isn't a problem for NetBSD per se, because I've
>already done this to my 1.4T tree, but there are often considerations I
>never think of because of the various ways my usage patterns are
>unusual, hence this note.
>I'm prepared to do the work (and quite likely will do it anyway for my
>own use), but I'd like to get it into the tree if it wouldn't cause

Does not look like a problem to me.


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