Subject: Re: Bad things with NetBSD and IP
To: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/16/2001 15:47:38
>It's wrong to submit code for review to current-users; that
>belongs on tech-*. In this case, tech-net, I would say (or possibly
>tech-userlevel, but please don't send it to both).

duly noted, however i will counter with the point that the discussion
started there.

>With respect to your manpage:
> .Fl d
>+flag.  If used with
>+.Fl a
>+instead of a
>+.Ar hostname ,
>+it will delete all arp entries.
>this is suboptimal. You are not using it "instead of" a hostname, per
>se, you accepting it regardless of whether a hostname is specified.
>So you should probably remove the protasis of your conditional.

hmm...that's a very good point.  in fact, if someone *does* actually
use -a with a hostname, i should probably emit an error.

>I have no comment on the actual implementation ;-)

...which will subsequently be fixed.

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