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Re: [Libvir] [PATCH]Change MAC address to case insensitive



On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 12:13:43PM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> > I'll apply this today (using our STRCASEEQ macros) if no one else
> > objects.
> 
> Hi,
> 
> What do you think about using a MAC-address-specific comparison
> function?  I.e., one that is not only case-independent, but that also
> knows leading zeros are unnecessary?
> 
> i.e., it would admit that these two match:
> 
>   00:0A:FF:3A:00:09
>   0:a:ff:3a:0:9
> 
> That would be a little more user friendly.

Yes, we should add a helper function for comparing mac addresses for
equality.

Dan.
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