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CONFIG_NETLINK_DEV: Netlink device emulation

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_NETLINK_DEV:

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This option will be removed soon. Any programs that want to use character special nodes like /dev/tap0 or /dev/route (all with major number 36) need this option, and need to be rewritten soon to use the real netlink socket. This is a backward compatibility option, choose Y for now.



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