[PATCH] net: Add etun driver

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Tue Apr 10 14:16:59 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 02:06 +0200, Patrick McHardy wrote:

> Same way as the current RTM_SETLINK message works, but with creating
> a new link in advance. It works fine in other subsystems, so I don't
> see why it would in this case as well. Some subsystems do it in an
> atomic fashion (network schedulers for example), some first create
> the object, then configure it (network classifiers in the non-compat
> cases). In the network device case I suppose the later should work
> fine since a device needs to be set UP in a second action before
> it really does anything.

Looking at br_netlink.c it seems that this sort of contradicts why
generic netlink was done, now all the sudden everything that wants to
create new links need its own netlink protocol number, no?

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