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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Systemd 197 released
Posted Jan 9, 2013 0:20 UTC (Wed) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
There's also a special API to interact with them which actually uses device _indexes_, not names. As far as I remember, there was not even a way to lookup index by name - one has to enumerate all the devices and get their names using SIOCGIFNAME (though I might be mistaken here).
It's a legacy mess, in short.
Posted Jan 9, 2013 7:36 UTC (Wed) by dankamongmen (subscriber, #35141)
Posted Jan 10, 2013 10:10 UTC (Thu) by justincormack (subscriber, #70439)
Posted Jan 9, 2013 0:29 UTC (Wed) by mezcalero (subscriber, #45103)
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