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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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