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Date:	Mon, 09 Apr 2007 22:29:17 +0200
From:	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
To:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
Cc:	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
	dim@...nvz.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org, jgarzik@...ox.com,
	containers@...ts.osdl.org, kuznet@....inr.ac.ru,
	shemminger@...ux-foundation.org, greearb@...delatech.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: Add etun driver

On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 22:11 +0200, Patrick McHardy wrote:

> Thats why I suggested that we should create one, ideally before adding
> more sysfs/proc/ioctl/... based interfaces, which we'll have a hard time
> getting rid of again.

But then how would we configure initial parameters along with creating
the interface? That's something that's good to have, and I don't see how
you can allow it generically.

Then again, you can of course always add an interface and then change
its operating parameters etc. but that isn't atomic any more.

johannes

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