From: Patrik Flykt [mailto:Patrik.Flykt@linux.intel.com]
Sent: mercoledì 7 dicembre 2016 15:04
To: Daniel Wagner; Blanquicet-Melendez Jose (MM); connman(a)lists.01.org
Subject: Re: Tethering bridge interface
On Tue, 2016-12-06 at 09:33 +0100, Daniel Wagner wrote:
> On 12/05/2016 04:57 PM, Blanquicet-Melendez Jose (MM) wrote:
> > We continue studying how tethering is implemented and we were
> > wondering what is the purpose of creating the bridge interface
> > "tether". For instance, hostapd does not do this thus it seems to
> > not be strictly mandatory.
> I don't know the answer here, but I suspect it has something to do
> that we also support BT and that might need it.
When tethering, we want to connect all technologies together into one
network be they Bluetooth, ethernet, WiFi or anything else. Works without
an uplink interface too and has only one knob 'Tethering'
turned on for those network technologies we want to share the possible
uplink connection with.
Understood. Thanks both for the support.
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