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SubjectRe: RFC: configuring net interfaces
Ivan Passos wrote:
> Maybe it's a better idea to have just two ioctl's here (GET and SET), and
> have "subioctl's" inside the structure passed to the HDLC layer (and
> defined by the HDLC layer). This would allow changes in the HDLC layer
> without having to change sockios.h (you'd still have to change HDLC's
> code and definitions, but this would be more self-contained). Again, this
> may be better, or maybe not. What do you think?

That's essentially what's happening with ethtool
(include/linux/ethtool.h in 2.4.3-pre8)

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