git: if_tap: Remove the broken vmnet support

Aaron LI aly at
Mon Jul 16 23:58:44 PDT 2018

commit ad592396e62fe7ef868d5cf3111fb93ce3020f94
Author: Aaron LI <aly at>
Date:   Fri Jul 13 13:04:35 2018 +0800

    if_tap: Remove the broken vmnet support
    The vmnet feature provided by tap(4) was intended to be used by the
    VMWare port that runs as the server side to communicate with its clients.
    However, our tap(4) was updated a lot in the past but left the vmnet
    function broken.  In addition, we don't have the VMWare server and thus
    the vmnet function isn't needed in the foreseeable future.
    So just remove it.
    Discussed-with: swildner, sephe

Summary of changes:
 share/man/man4/tap.4    | 89 ++-----------------------------------------------
 sys/net/tap/if_tap.c    | 60 +++++----------------------------
 sys/net/tap/if_tap.h    | 14 --------
 sys/net/tap/if_tapvar.h |  7 ++--
 sys/sys/param.h         |  3 +-
 5 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 156 deletions(-)

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