RFC: ported NetBSD if_bridge

Daniel C. Sobral dcs at newsguy.com
Sat Apr 17 08:25:16 PDT 2004

Andrew Thompson wrote:
> Hi,
> I have ported over the bridging code from NetBSD and am looking for feedback.
> My main question is, 'do people want this in the tree?'
> The benefits over the current bridge are:
>  * ability to manage the bridge table
>  * spanning tree support
>  * the snazzy brconfig utility
>  * clonable pseudo-interface (is that a benefit?)

My main question is whether I can attach a vlan interface to it and have 
everything work. That is not the case with the present bridge code, 
though the Netgraph bridge code _might_ do it (I couldn't get help on 
some criticial ng infrastructure to do it).

Daniel C. Sobral			(8-DCS)
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