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Re: Specifying names for tap interfaces

Mouse wrote:
Dareen pointed out that such name would cause problems with various
tools.  I guess bpf is not the only place that needs to be fixed.

It is far better to accept "<name><number>" as a naming constraint
than to try and "fix" all of the code that in one way or another
expects it to be like that.


Because like it or not, that is the accepted defacto naming
standard for network interfaces on Un*x systems.


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