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Re: Naming of network devices - how to improve it in buster




On Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:37:52 +0200, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@xxxxxx>
wrote:
>]] Marc Haber 
>> My finger memory will still type tcpdump -i eth0 before the brain can
>> intervene ten years from now.
>
>In that particular case, I'll recommend you either leaving out the -i
>switch completely or just doing `-i any`.  I find it's rare I care about
>what interface traffic happens on.  YMMV, of course.

As a general paranoid type of guy, my foot nails curl up when I see a
tcpdump command line without -i. I don't know where this originates
from. Did tcpdump support the "listen on all interfaces" semantics
without -i from the beginning?

Greetings
Marc
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