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Re: [RFC/PATCH] ICMPv6 MIB stats per-interface

To: yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH] ICMPv6 MIB stats per-interface
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 10:46:42 -0700 (PDT)
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   From: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
   Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 15:59:38 +0900 (JST)

   BTW, for example, if we do
    # ip link set eth9 name foobar
   if_indextoname() will return foobar. 
   we, however, will see /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/eth9 instead of 
   /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/foobar.  This is not good.
   Is this just a bug not having NETDEV_CHANGENAME handler to 
   rename it?

I think this is a bug, yes.

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