[OpenWrt-Devel] Regarding bridge multicast-to-unicast patch
linus.luessing at web.de
Thu Sep 11 10:21:25 EDT 2014
On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 05:02:04PM +0200, Felix Fietkau wrote:
> I intentionally wanted to keep the implementation outside of mac80211,
> because there are other scenarios where this could be useful.
> I might have a dumb AP with no IGMP snooping capabilities connected to
> an Ethernet interface, and with this implementation I can simply enable
> multicast->unicast translation on the Ethernet device.
Ah! Right, that's a good use-case and reason to do it like that for
now, agreed. Thanks for clarifying :).
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