[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v2 3/3] iproute2: add package for bridge program

Russell Senior russell at personaltelco.net
Mon Jan 12 07:33:12 EST 2015

The 'bridge' program has been part of iproute2 for a while, and it was once
declared[1] to the the intended longterm replacement for bridge-utils, but
its features are still mostly distinct[2] from the venerable brctl.

[1] http://lwn.net/Articles/435845/
[2] http://sgros-students.blogspot.com/2013/11/comparison-of-brctl-and-bridge-commands.html

Signed-off-by: Russell Senior <russell at personaltelco.net>
 package/network/utils/iproute2/Makefile | 11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/package/network/utils/iproute2/Makefile b/package/network/utils/iproute2/Makefile
index a49b061..ad14ac4 100644
--- a/package/network/utils/iproute2/Makefile
+++ b/package/network/utils/iproute2/Makefile
@@ -58,6 +58,11 @@ $(call Package/iproute2/Default)
   TITLE:=General netlink utility frontend
+define Package/ip-bridge
+$(call Package/iproute2/Default)
+  TITLE:=Bridge configuration utility from iproute2
 define Package/ss
 $(call Package/iproute2/Default)
   TITLE:=Socket statistics utility
@@ -130,6 +135,11 @@ define Package/genl/install
 	$(INSTALL_BIN) $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/genl/genl $(1)/usr/sbin/
+define Package/ip-bridge/install
+	$(INSTALL_DIR) $(1)/usr/sbin
+	$(INSTALL_BIN) $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/bridge/bridge $(1)/usr/sbin/
 define Package/ss/install
 	$(INSTALL_DIR) $(1)/usr/sbin
 	$(INSTALL_BIN) $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/misc/ss $(1)/usr/sbin/
@@ -139,4 +149,5 @@ $(eval $(call BuildPackage,ip))
 $(eval $(call BuildPackage,ip-full))
 $(eval $(call BuildPackage,tc))
 $(eval $(call BuildPackage,genl))
+$(eval $(call BuildPackage,ip-bridge))
 $(eval $(call BuildPackage,ss))
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