Re: [PATCH] ppp: Add rtnl attribute IFLA_PPP_UNIT_ID for specifying ppp unit id

From: Guillaume Nault
Date: Tue Aug 10 2021 - 11:40:41 EST

On Mon, Aug 09, 2021 at 09:31:09PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> Better to wait. I would like hear some comments / review on this patch
> if this is the correct approach as it adds a new API/ABI for userspace.

Personally I don't understand the use case for setting the ppp unit at
creation time. I didn't implement it on purpose when creating the
netlink interface, as I didn't have any use case.

On the other hand, adding the ppp unit in the netlink dump is probably