Subject: Re: Bad things with NetBSD and IP
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/13/2001 15:40:35
On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 03:37:36PM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:
> # arp -na | awk '{gsub("[()]","",$2);print$2}' | xargs -n1 arp -vd
> for something less shell-centric.

I always forget xargs exists...

> for arp(8), i add the -D option with the attached patch.  anyone mind
> if it gets committed?
> (-D because -f is already taken)

I'm not really in a position to say yea or nay to the patch (I'm not
familiar with arp internals), but I'd say definitely send-pr it.

(-D seems sensible to me as well, as long as the man page is also
updated clearly.)

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