[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 3/3] ppp: Unnumbered support

Hans Dedecker dedeckeh at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 16:37:23 EDT 2015

On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 8:42 PM, Steven Barth <cyrus at openwrt.org> wrote:
> I just pushed
> http://git.openwrt.org/?p=project/netifd.git;a=commit;h=5cf30b59baa03db2448570c78e7e92873555d2ec
> (not yet bumped in trunk) which allows generic dependencies to
> interfaces by using an empty address, with that you can add a host
> dependency and once fulfilled
> use network_* to get the addresses.
Thx I will try to find some time in the coming days to rework the PPP
unnumbered implementation based on this approach.

> Please let me know if that works for you.
> Cheers,
> Steven
> On 10.06.2015 14:52, Steven Barth wrote:
>>> UCI is read as network_get_subnets only returns info for active
>>> interfaces; e.g. if the referred interface in the unnumbered parameter
>>> is down it's not possible to install the host dependency based on the
>>> IP address for the PPP interface.
>>> Did not (yet) find a way to circumvent this issue.
>> Understood, I think the sane way around here would be to add a
>> host_dependency on the interface itself (without a specific IP-address).
>> Let me see if this can be added to netifd easily.
>> Cheers,
>> Steven
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