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Re: [BPQ32] feature requests

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  • Charles Brabham
    I wonder if this has anything to do with the FlexNet folks sticking with DOS and Windows, some years back. A Linux version was often requested, and once
    Message 1 of 7 , Dec 26, 2012
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      I wonder if this has anything to do with the FlexNet folks sticking with
      DOS and Windows, some years back. A Linux version was often requested,
      and once considered, but in the end no Linux version was ever offered.

      73 DE Charles, N5PVL


      On 12/26/2012 4:36 PM, PE1RDW wrote:
      > Ah yes, almost forgot about that litle restriction.
      > It comes from a limitation in the tcp/ip stack, every interface needs to
      > have it's own mac adress and for ax25 this is the interface call.
      > Luckely applications can still assign their own calls so you can work
      > around it but it remains a kludge.
      >
      > And it is always better for portability to have your own stack so you
      > don't need to maintain different code for linux and windows.
      >
      > And it is very easy under linux to tunnel other ax25 stacks trough the
      > kernel ax25 stack with net2kiss so people can still use it if they want.
      >
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