[Bridge] Bridge MAC selection

Andy Gospodarek andy at greyhouse.net
Thu Jun 12 06:22:53 PDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 7:10 AM, Dietmar Maurer <dietmar at proxmox.com> wrote:
>>>> There any side effects with the following patch?
>>> Not for you. But if it got changed now, it would surprise the
>>> existing users (change in ABI behaviour).
> If there are no other side effects, I wonder whats better:
> A.) unexpected Network failures due to mac changes
> B.) surprised users (does anybody depend on such behavour?)
> I vote for A.)
> - Dietmar

You might think A is a better option, but option B is frowned upon.  I
understand you desire your change the behavior to meet your needs, but
Patrick's suggestion to add a module parameter to tweak this behavior
based on a module option is probably better than simply changing the
existing functionality to meet your needs.

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