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Re: Specifying names for tap interfaces

On 29 June 2012 15:16, Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 03:10:13PM +0100, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
>> >Yes, it's not intended to be more than a convenience. user-settable names
>> >aren't more than this either (but less convenient, IMHO).
>> This conversation has gone really long, and I'm still not sure of
>> the outcome of it. I have however a simple patch that allows
>> renaming network interfaces. Is there any interest on posting it?
> renaming interfaces alone is not acceptable

While I don't want to open the entire can of worms again, would
renaming interfaces plus boot time name always being visible as a
human readable value from ifconfig be sufficient?

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