Subject: Re: routing
To: maximum entropy <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/08/1997 12:38:41
On Mon, Sep 08, 1997 at 04:27:38AM -0400, maximum entropy wrote:
> >     One feature of L*nux and some commercial routers, is that when
> >adding a route, you can specify what interface should be used.
> The route command accepts a flag "-interface", where instead of
> specifying a remote gateway to the destination, you specify the local
> address of an interface which will be used to transmit to the directly
> reachable destination.
> Does that already do what you want, or am I missing something?

What if several interfaces have the same local address?  This is possible
and works just fine with SLIP and PPP, for example.  It would be nice if
you could specify the interface, not the local address in a situation
like this.



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