Subject: Re: routing
To: Peter Seebach <seebs@SOLUTIONS.solon.com>
From: Dustin Sallings <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/08/1997 16:58:36
On Mon, 8 Sep 1997, Peter Seebach wrote:
# >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?
# Not if you have several interfaces with the same IP address, which is a
# fairly common approach to PPP; i.e., le0 would be 22.214.171.124, ppp0
# would be 126.96.36.199<->188.8.131.52, etc etc.
I'm confused. Why would this change just because you have more
than one interface with the same IP address? If you tell it to go out a
particular interface, which the -interface flag is documented to do, then
who cares what the address of that function is, as long as the packet goes
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