[Bridge] Support for long interface names

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Sun Feb 16 17:47:07 UTC 2020

On Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:00:49 +0100
Marcel Waldvogel <marcel.waldvogel at uni-konstanz.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've added support for long bridge interface names (such as"br-
> 0081a64f416f") to "brctl show" (long physical interface names arenot a
> problem there).
> Please find a branch with the commit at 
> https://github.com/MarcelWaldvogel/bridge-utils/tree/long-ifnames
> -Marcel

Thanks but I have no plans to add any new features to bridge-utils.
Just like ifconfig, users should migrate to the new bridge command
in iproute2.

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