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Re: [PATCH] remove unused netlink NL_EMULATE_DEV code

To: Max Krasnyansky <maxk@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] remove unused netlink NL_EMULATE_DEV code
From: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 17:02:53 -0800
Cc: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxx>, davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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* Max Krasnyansky (maxk@xxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Why don't you kill Ethertap completely while you're at it. Ethertap needs 
> "Netlink device emulation"
> stuff. And this whole thing has been marked OBSOLETE for more than two 
> years now.
> Most projects seem to have switched to TUN/TAP long time ago.

I'd prefer that too.  What about the netlink_dev implementation itself?
Should it be marked obsolete?

thanks,
-chris

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