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Re: Patch to implement SIOCGIFINDEX

On Apr 2, 2013, at 5:31 PM, Matt Thomas <> wrote:

> Note that ifindex'es on NetBSD are not reused.
> Which is one reason I choose them for this.

They are, unless I misunderstand what you mean by "reused"?

ifconfig vcan1 create
# test program shows vcan1 is #4
ifconfig vcan1 destroy
ifconfig lo1 create
# lo1 is #4
ifconfig vcan1 create
# vcan1 is now #5

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