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Date:	Wed, 31 Jan 2007 19:26:47 +0100
From:	Jiri Benc <jbenc@...e.cz>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Alternative hidden netwirk device interface

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 14:09:58 -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Change to allow register_netdevice() to be called with a blank name.
> If name is blank, it is not put in name hash list, and doesn't
> show up in /sys or /proc

What about things like neigh_sysctl_register which expects nonempty dev
name or rtnetlink_event which sends a RTM_NEWLINK event (I doubt that
listeners are prepared for nonempty dev name)?

Also, if the interface has ifindex assigned it is accessible from user
space (although it's unlikely anybody would call anything on it) - what
should be the correct result of e.g. SIOCGIFNAME?

Thanks,

 Jiri

-- 
Jiri Benc
SUSE Labs
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