[PATCH] renaming interfaces with ifconfig

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Fri Dec 2 16:17:00 UTC 2005

On Friday 02 December 2005 07:57, Tobias Diedrich wrote:
> Tobias Diedrich wrote:
> > while I've seen that busybox at least in SVN supports nameif, the
> > following (slightly hacky) patch to ifconfig would provide the basic
> > interface renaming functionality with less code.
> > Also, AFAICS nameif only works for interfaces with a MAC address,
> > but in my case I'm more interested in renaming tun-Devices to assign
> > static names to my OpenVPN tunnels.
> Has anyone looked at this patch yet?
> Thanks in advance,

I've glanced at it.  The code looks pretty straightforward.

Could you add a patch to usage.h to show how to use it, please?

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