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Re: [alpine-devel] snapshot for 120316

From: Nathan Angelacos <>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 22:34:23 -0700

>> Not sure that should be allowed - if not, perhaps change line 19 to
>> something like:
>> *) echo "Interface name is not valid for vlan" ; exit 1;;
> actually, it is probably allowed to create vlan interfaces with any
> name using iproute2. I removed the code that does that uses it though
> since the busybox iproute does not support it. We could probably make
> it work by detecting if its bb iproute or not. (i wanted ship something
> working rather than aim for perfect and not ship at all)
> Care to file a bug so i don't forget it?

I think its good to only allow names like vlan[0-9]+

Alpine Linux is BusyBox based. This script should be run when Alpine
is first installed - iproute2 shouldn't be loaded.

If someone wants to load iproute2, they should be smart enough to
configure the interfaces themselves.

Received on Thu Mar 22 2012 - 22:34:23 UTC