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Garbage collect IFT_IEEE80211
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Authored by avos on Jan 23 2017, 10:30 PM.

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Summary

This interface type ("a parent interface of wlanX") is not used since rS287197 .

Test Plan

There are no other references to it in the source tree; however, an exp-run may be needed.

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avos retitled this revision from to Garbage collect IFT_IEEE80211.
avos updated this object.
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avos added reviewers: adrian, glebius, network.
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adrian edited edge metadata.

i'm okay with this. I wonder if we want to reuse it for say, WDS sub interfaces, or upcoming P2P/TDLS subinterfaces where they'll definitely want to appear as child interfaces to a wlanX interface.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Jan 23 2017, 11:02 PM
glebius edited edge metadata.
glebius added inline comments.
sys/net/if_types.h
116 ↗(On Diff #24358)

Better leave the define.

Btw, the etc/network.subr now can be cleaned up from legacy code in childif_create().

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