[Bridge] Bridge and PACKET-socket

Jason Lunz lunz at falooley.org
Thu Jan 8 08:34:33 PST 2004


luke at member.fsf.org said:
> This still sounds like packet-socket territory to me. Wouldn't it be
> better to clarify/extend the packet-socket interface to cover bridged
> ports?

I think you can just use a packet socket with BPF; that's what dhcpd
does and it doesn't seem to incur noticable overhead on non-dhcp
traffic.

Jason




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