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Date:	Wed, 7 Nov 2007 15:04:48 +1100
From:	Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, xemul@...nvz.org, ebiederm@...ssion.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Rename "virtual ethernet device" to "virtual ethernet pair device".

On Wednesday 07 November 2007 14:19:06 David Miller wrote:
> If anything, the veth naming makes more sense than the IBM device
> cases.
>
> And that's why I decreed that last time this came up that the naming
> for veth was just fine.

OK, about the help text.  IMHO noone should be using "virtual
ethernet" unqualified, since there are multiple things that now refers to.

Here's a respin with just the help text changes:
==
Clarify "virtual ethernet device" to "virtual ethernet pair device".

It'd also be nice to mention "containers" somewhere in the help text
(I'm assuming that's what it's for?).

Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>

diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig
index 5f800a6..cb581eb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/Kconfig
@@ -136,10 +136,11 @@ config TUN
 	  If you don't know what to use this for, you don't need it.
 
 config VETH
-	tristate "Virtual ethernet device"
+	tristate "Virtual ethernet pair device"
 	---help---
-	  The device is an ethernet tunnel. Devices are created in pairs. When
-	  one end receives the packet it appears on its pair and vice versa.
+	  This device is a local ethernet tunnel. Devices are created in pairs.
+	  When one end receives the packet it appears on its pair and vice
+	  versa.
 
 config NET_SB1000
 	tristate "General Instruments Surfboard 1000"
-
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