Re: dev_get_by_index is not hashed: O(n)

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Fri Aug 30 2002 - 19:08:47 EST

   From: Bernd Eckenfels <>
   Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 01:59:48 +0200

   On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 02:08:15PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> Or use NETLINK sockets which are built specifically to do these kinds
> of operations efficiently.
   patches welcome

ifconfig can be implemented using Alexey's 'ip' command which already
uses NETLINK and is quite full featured, so why don't we just do that?
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