Add support for net.bridge capability

David Zeuthen david at
Mon Mar 3 14:19:17 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 20:15 +0100, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> > > when using bridge devices in Linux, they get classified as normal
> > > Ethernet devices. However I think we should clearly mark them as bridge
> > > devices and assign net.bridge capability to them. The attached patch
> > > does exactly this.
> > 
> > This is probably Good Thing; I should add bits to NM to ignore bridge
> > devices for now since they will be handled badly at the moment.
> what is the general perception of this patch? I think there is no
> question that we have to classify our network interface properly, but
> should we do it this way? For me it makes sense, but others might
> disagree.
> If you think it is a good enough, please commit the patch since I still
> have no access.

Sorry, I've just been busy with the gvfs stuff. I've committed your
patch, thanks!;a=commitdiff;h=85c47efadda75e2601a6e5518bdf60f39451c943


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