[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] iproute2: ip_tiny.patch: Don't filter CAN support

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Thu Jan 28 17:26:10 EST 2016

On 2016-01-28 22:34, Pushpal Sidhu wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 3:19 AM, Bastian Bittorf <bittorf at bluebottle.com> wrote:
>> * Pushpal Sidhu <psidhu at gateworks.com> [28.01.2016 11:06]:
>>> Adds < 4k to ipk.
>> can you explain your usecase?
>> how much does the binary grow?
> Usecase for iproute2 can support is to allow SocketCAN configuration
> through the 'ip' command. E.g.
>   ip link set can0 type can bitrate 250000 listen-only off
>   ip link set can0 up
> The 'ip' binary grows by 4k (same as ipk). From 187k to 191k.
I'd say CAN is a rare use case and mostly used on devices that have lots
of storage already. Can you give me a good reason why it should be added
to the tiny version of iproute2?

- Felix
openwrt-devel mailing list
openwrt-devel at lists.openwrt.org

More information about the openwrt-devel mailing list