[Bridge] "#brctl show" command output need to be modified

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at vyatta.com
Wed Apr 1 08:52:25 PDT 2009

On Wed, 1 Apr 2009 10:40:51 +0200
Ahmed AL-Saigh <shabanadevel at gmail.com> wrote:

> This command output should be modified " aligned " to fit the text
> processing tool
> to can understand what I mean  please try to cut the interfaces column with
> any text processing tool
> "awk , cut or even python script"
> but make sure that you have some bridges with some interfaces

Unfortunately existing output format can never be changed because
users already have scripts that parse the existing format.

But, if you want to add a new output format (and option to enable it),
I would be interested in incorporating it. How about:
  brctl --xml show

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