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Re: [lwip-users] dev/tun network interface

From: Simon Goldschmidt
Subject: Re: [lwip-users] dev/tun network interface
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:15:20 +0100

Matthias Dübon wrote:
> in the lwip-contrib example ports is a minimal unix project included
> that uses a /dev/net/tun [..]
> Can I use the eth interface similarly
> to the de/tun or are there some general hindrances?

You should be able to write an lwIP netif driver using either pcap or raw (ETH) 
sockets on unix/linux. As long as you are able to receive and send ethernet 
packets to/from your MAC address (plus broadcast/multicast addresses), you 
should be fine.


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