Subject: Re: do you like or hate this enhancement
To: Gerard J van der Grinten <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/18/1995 08:58:05
Gerard J van der Grinten writes:
> I like it but suggests a 3rd param in the ifaliases file: the
> netmask (0xffffffff) in some and the real for other situations
> (other tread combined) On the exsitance of "$3" a netmask $3 can be
> added to the ifconfig.

I don't believe that you can set two different netmasks on the ip
addresses on the interface, though I'll admit that I haven't
checked. It would seem like a strange thing to want to do, though,
because they both are on the same IP network and thus we would expect
them both to use the same netmask.