Subject: Re: Routing and PPP...
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/1998 14:16:37 writes:
> >Why is "route add foo" harder than setting a netmask, especially when
> >what you are trying to do is set a route, not a netmask on an
> >interface?
> Because I can leave the netmask in a config file and forget about it,
> but the route has to get tweaked whenever the line comes up or down.
> I suppose I can just add a "route add foo" somewhere,

You mean like your PPP scripts, say?

BTW, when you do "ifconfig"s, you are also manipulating the routing
table, fyi. The command just hides some of the goo from you.