[ANNOUNCE] iproute2 3.8.0

From: Stephen Hemminger
Date: Thu Feb 21 2013 - 12:00:47 EST

Update to iproute2 utilities to support features in 3.8.0 release
and lots of small spelling and documentation fixes.

iproute2 package is available at:

You can download the source from:

Please submit your changes now for features that are going into 3.9 kernel.

Andreas Henriksson (1):
iproute2: fix tc ematch manpage section

Benjamin Poirier (1):
Use pkg-config to obtain xtables.h path

Cong Wang (7):
iproute2: add mdb sub-command to bridge
iproute2: implement add/del mdb entry
iproute2: add support to monitor mdb entries too
iproute2: update usage info of bridge monitor
bridge: distinguish permanent and temporary mdb entries
bridge: make `bridge mdb` output consistent with input
bridge: update help

David L Stevens (1):
add DOVE extensions for iproute2

David Ward (1):
ip/iptunnel: Extend TOS syntax

Eric W. Biederman (6):
iproute2: Don't propogate mounts out of ip
iproute2: Normalize return codes in "ip netns"
iproute2: Improve "ip netns add" failure error message
iproute2: Make "ip netns delete" more likely to succeed
iproute2: Fill in the ip-netns.8 manpage
iproute2: Add "ip netns pids" and "ip netns identify"

Jamal Hadi Salim (1):
iproute2: act_ipt fix xtables breakage

Jan Engelhardt (1):
build: unbreak linakge of m_xt.so

Johannes Naab (1):
iproute2: tc netem rate: allow negative packet/cell overhead

Kees van Reeuwijk (6):
iproute2: clarification of various man8 pages
iproute2: clarifications in the tc-hfsc.7 man page
iproute2: add a missing return statement
iproute2: clarifications in the libnetlink.3 man page
iproute2: improved error messages
iproute2: clearer error messages for fifo and tbf qdiscs

Lutz Jaenicke (1):
rtnl_wilddump_request: fix alignment issue for embedded platforms

Mike Frysinger (6):
configure: move toolchain init to a function
lib: include the Config file too
configure: pull AR from the env too
add man7 to subdirs list
do not ignore errors in man subdirs
ipxfrm: use alloca to allocate stack space

Nicolas Dichtel (15):
ip/ip6tunnel: fix help for TCLASS
ip/ip6tunnel: reset encap limit flag on change
ip/ip6tunnel: fix update of tclass and flowlabel
ip: add support of netconf messages
ip: add support of 'ip link type ip6tnl'
ip: add support of 'ip link type [ipip|sit]'
ip/link_iptnl: fix indentation Logged in as shemminger
ip: update mand pages and usage() for 'ip mroute'
ip: update man pages for 'ip link'
ip: term OPTIONS was used twice in 'ip route' man pages
ip: use rtnelink to manage mroute
ip: add man pages for netconf
ip: update man pages and usage() for 'ip monitor'
ipaddr: fix a typo in error msg about SIOCGIFTXQLEN
iplink: display the value of IFLA_PROMISCUITY

Stephen Hemminger (14):
Update kernel headers to 3.8-pre
bridge: add if_bridge.h header
build: indent shell functions in configure
configure: restore old behaviour
bridge: update kernel headers
README: update mail address and download location
Makefile: make warnings into errors
libnetlink: add caveat
ip: change format of promiscuity display
ip: make local functions static
lib: make string arguments const
Makefile: turn on warnings about missing prototypes
ip: handle flush with table > 2^31

Strake (1):
include needed files

Zhi Yong Wu (1):
ip: add the type 'vxlan' in the output of "ip link help"

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