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This version of the bridge utilities is for Linux 2.4 and 2.6,
it uses the sysfs interface if possible on Linux 2.6


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Lennert Buytenhek rewrote the linux bridging code
because the old code was a big mess and nonextensible.

The new code is published at:
	http://bridge.sourceforge.net/



Advantages of the new code are:
- Support for multiple bridge port groups (i.e. multiple independent
  bridges in one machine).
- Each bridge is seen as a logical device, which allows you to do
  firewalling between port groups for example.
- Everything is dynamic; bridges are created dynamically using the
  userspace configuration tool, ports are 'enslaved' dynamically, etc.
- It is being actively maintained.
- It uses a hash table for MAC addresses, not an AVL tree.
- It's small (currently 4 pages of i386 code) and modular.
- The source isn't a mess.
- It works as a module.


If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, please send email to
the mailing list bridge@osdl.org
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Files in this package:

AUTHORS		Authors of this package

COPYING		The GNU General Public License.

Makefile	Recursive Makefile.

README		This file.

brctl/		The userspace bridge configuration tool.

bridge-utils.spec
		A .spec file for Red Hat package building. "rpm -tb
		<tar.gz file>" ought to give you a .RPM file.

doc/		Some documentation files.

libbridge/	The bridge configuration interface library.

misc/		Miscellaneous utilities.