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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.13 0/2] net: Get rid of 'vlan' terminology
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.13 0/2] net: Get rid of 'vlan' terminology and use 'hub' instead
Thu, 5 Apr 2018 15:26:06 +0100
On Wed, Apr 04, 2018 at 05:55:57PM +0200, Thomas Huth wrote:
> On 04.04.2018 17:49, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > On 04/04/2018 17:33, Thomas Huth wrote:
> >> The 'vlan' term caused a lot of confusion in the past, so let's try
> >> to switch to the better word "hub" everywhere where it is appropriate.
> >> (Note: The CLI parameter "vlan=xxx" still remains as is to not break the
> >> compatibility with older versions)
> >> Thomas Huth (2):
> >> net: Get rid of 'vlan' terminology and use 'hub' instead in the source
> >> files
> >> net: Get rid of 'vlan' terminology and use 'hub' instead in the doc
> >> files
> > Bold proposal: remove 'vlan' property/suboption in 2.13, so that we can
> > remove the "aka"s altogether. Yes, it's early, but even though I've
> > occasionally used vlans I've never used more than one...
> Fine for me, too - if we all feel confident enough already for that. The
> "vlan=..." parameter of "-net" has been declared as deprecated since
> QEMU v2.9, so unless somebody sees an urgent need to still keep it, I
> can add another patch to this series to remove it ("-net" will then only
> work with the default hub #0).
Sound good to me.
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