if_flags usage etc.

Milan Obuch current at dino.sk
Wed Jan 25 00:03:13 PST 2006

On Wednesday 25 January 2006 08:56, Andre Oppermann wrote:
> sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:
> >>We should probably better document the interface "interface". if we are
> >>going to (as Sam suggests)
> >>do some cleanups we might as well consider what other changes should be
> >>put in at the same time.
> >
> > - One feature sorely missed (which I use a lot in my daily work with
> > hardware based routers) is the ability to associate a "description"
> > field with each interface.  Note that this should be available both
> > for physical interfaces (Ethernet etc.) and for logical interfaces
> > (e.g. vlan).
> Struct ifnet is the same for all kinds of interfaces, so any change
> would make it available for everyone.  And yes, this looks like a useful
> addition.

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