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Re: iproute2 patch introducing mtu/txqlen/weight via rtnetlink

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Subject: Re: iproute2 patch introducing mtu/txqlen/weight via rtnetlink
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 14:14:00 -0700
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On 10 Sep 2004 09:16:46 -0400
jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> On Fri, 2004-09-10 at 05:40, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > Unless there is some compelling reason, I think that keeping the old ioctl
> > interface for a least a year until the kernel changes become more 
> > ubiquitous.
> 
> I think that iproute2 should first attempt to use netlink and on failure
> switch to ioctls.

This is what I would recommend too.

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