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Date:	Sat, 10 Nov 2007 21:56:42 +0100
From:	Andi Kleen <>
To:	"Templin, Fred L" <>
Cc:	<>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 04/05] ipv6: RFC4214 Support

"Templin, Fred L" <> writes:
> +#if defined(CONFIG_IPV6_ISATAP)
> +	/* ISATAP (RFC4214) - router address in daddr */
> +	if (!strncmp(parms->name, "isatap", 6)) {

Modern distributions tend to have daemons to automatically rename
network interfaces using SIOCSIFNAME. Not sure they would touch
isatap*, but they or someone else might. I would be likely safer to
not base your user interface on the name only, but use a flag
or number somewhere else.


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