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    SubjectRe: [RFC] macvlan: add tap device backend
    On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 06:52:00PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
    > This is a second prototype of a new interface into the network
    > stack, to eventually replace tun/tap and the bridge driver
    > in certain virtual machine setups. The code has changed
    > significantly, but the goals still remain.

    The idea looks pretty sound to me.

    > I'm posting this mainly to solicit feedback. Not sure how
    > chances for integration into 2.6.33 are, given that the merge
    > window is opening already.

    It's way too late for 2.6.33. But the earlier this becomes ready
    then the earlier it can go into linux-next.

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