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Date:	Wed, 17 Apr 2013 23:43:59 -0700
From:	Marcel Holtmann <marcel@...tmann.org>
To:	Nicolas Cavallari <Nicolas.Cavallari@....fr>
Cc:	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>,
	Bing Zhao <bzhao@...vell.com>, linux-netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Paul Stewart <pstew@...omium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net-sysfs: Add entry for nl80211 interface type

Hi Nicolas,

>>> Add a "wireless/nl80211_iftype" entry in the net device sysfs
>>> file structure to indicate the mode of the wireless device so
>>> it can be discovered easily from userspace.
>> 
>> What's wrong with "iw dev", i.e. netlink/nl80211?
> 
> "Do NOT screenscrape this tool, we don't consider its output stable."
> 
> So if you are in a shell script, you're basically screwed.

if you are in a shell script, you are screwed no matter what. So what is your point?

Regards

Marcel


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