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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] cisco-hdlc mode in syncppp.c
    On Mon, 6 Mar 2000, Paul Fulghum wrote:

    > I've already submitted a similar patch (except it allowed selection
    > of the multicast/unicast address through ioctl).
    >
    > Alan Cox decided that the address selection should be made
    > on a per packet basis to reflect the broadcast/directed status
    > of the packet. (so my patch was rejected).
    >
    > I looked at doing this, but currently the rest of the networking
    > code (upper layer) does not currently handle selection of this
    > address if IFF_NOARP or IFF_POINTOPOINT is set for the
    > device (which both are set for syncppp).
    >
    > Alan stated that he wanted to do it 'right', which I take to mean
    > reworking the upper layer to make the correct address selection
    > for this case. He seems busy right now so I don't know
    > when this will change.

    Ah, I see... anyway, this fix should be urgent, because I have quite a few
    clients now who had this problem... having all packets CISCO_UNICAST seems
    to work everywhere...

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