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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH V1 5/9] Add support for STP filtering



On 11/22/2011 07:51 AM, Stefan Berger wrote:
> On 11/21/2011 05:50 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> On 10/26/2011 09:12 AM, Stefan Berger wrote:
>>> This patch adds support for filtering of STP (spanning tree protocol)
>>> traffic
>>> to the parser and makes us of the ebtables support for STP filtering.
>>> This code
>>> now enables the filtering of traffic in chains with prefix 'stp'.
>>>
>> I'm assuming this is an accurate layout mapping the on-the-wire struct
>> to named fields for reference in XML attributes, although I didn't
>> actually go hunt down an RFC to verify.  Perhaps a comment pointing tot
>> the STP RFC might prove handy.
>>
> I don't think it's an RFC, but an IEEE standard. I couldn't find a
> better page than this one, though:
> 
> http://www.javvin.com/protocolSTP.html

Then how about this comment:

/* STP is documented by IEEE 802.1D; for a synopsis,
 * see http://www.javvin.com/protocolSTP.html */

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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