Forum: GNU Radio

2253f229de2a90490d242cd781878d37?d=identicon&s=25 Jay Prakash (Guest)
on 2013-05-30 18:28
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I was going through code.

 can some one explain the function and particularly the
tune_device_filename significance?
def open_tun_interface(tun_device_filename):
    from fcntl import ioctl

    mode = IFF_TAP | IFF_NO_PI
    TUNSETIFF = 0x400454ca

    tun =, os.O_RDWR)
    ifs = ioctl(tun, TUNSETIFF, struct.pack("16sH", "gr%d", mode))
    ifname = ifs[:16].strip("\x00")
    return (tun, ifname)


Jay Prakash
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