DSA Mini-tutorial

Arınç ÜNAL arinc.unal at arinc9.com
Thu Sep 8 03:59:28 PDT 2022

On 8.09.2022 10:54, Thibaut wrote:
> Hi,
>> Le 8 sept. 2022 à 08:49, Arınç ÜNAL <arinc.unal at arinc9.com> a écrit :
>> On 8.09.2022 00:12, Jo-Philipp Wich wrote:
> [...]
>>> Anyhow, so while I agree that:
>>>> Interfaces section should be called Networks.
>>>> Devices section should be called Interfaces.
>>> ... it will directly contradict /etc/config/network, where networks are called
>>> `config interface` and interfaces are called `config device` likely leading to
>>> even more confusion.
>> How about we change "config interface" to "config network" while also allowing interface or automatically converting to network for backwards compatibility, and keep "config device" intact as it's an acceptable term anyway?
> Sounds good. Incidentally, the config/network « interface » is referred to as « network » in config/firewall, so we already halfway there.
>> I think changing devices to interfaces on LuCI entries is fine.
> If we keep « devices » (which I think is fine), I believe LuCI and uci should agree on the term. Otherwise we would still have confusion.

Well, it would still be less confusing than the state we're currently 
in. Anyway, converting "config interface" to "config network" and 
"config device" to "config iface" is an option.

What do you say Jo?


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