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Re: Bug#363598: udev should conflict with ifrename

On Apr 21, Gabor Gombas <gombasg@sztaki.hu> wrote:

> Since there is a 1-1 connection between the interface index and the
> in-kernel data structure, it is the ideal (and only) identifier udev
> should use.
Too bad that it is not what the kernel reports in the hotplug events and
that there are no symlinks in sysfs to access a kobject by its ifindex.
Sending a patch RFC to LKML would be the first step to improve this.


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