cvs commit: src/etc network.subr src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/share/man/man5 rc.conf.5

Brooks Davis brooks at
Thu Apr 13 07:56:15 UTC 2006

On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 11:52:51AM +0400, Anton Yuzhaninov wrote:
> Hello Brooks,
> You wrote on Thursday, April 13, 2006, 10:50:47 AM:
> BD>   Modified files:
> BD>     etc                  network.subr 
> BD>     etc/defaults         rc.conf 
> BD>     share/man/man5       rc.conf.5 
> BD>   Log:
> BD>   Commit the various network interface configutation updates I've been
> BD>   working on.
> BD>     1) Make it possible to configure interfaces with certain characters in
> BD>        their names that aren't valid in shell variables.  Currently supported
> BD>        characters are ".-/+".  They are converted into '_' characters.
> Is it mean, that now possible to write in rc.conf
> cloned_interfaces="fxp0.10"
> ifconfig_fxp0.10="inet"
> instead of writing in /etc/start_if.fxp0
> /sbin/ifconfig fxp0.10 create
> /sbin/ifconfig fxp0.10 inet

Yes (at least it should be, I haven't tested that exact case).

-- Brooks

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