[Bridge] [PATCH net-next] bridge: multicast to unicast

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Tue Jan 10 10:56:03 UTC 2017


On Tue, 2017-01-10 at 05:18 +0100, Linus Lüssing wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 01:30:32PM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > I wonder if MAC80211 should be doing IGMP snooping and not bridge
> > in this environment.
> 
> In the long term, yes. For now, not quite sure.

There's no "for now" in the kernel. Code added now will have to be
maintained essentially forever.

johannes


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