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Re: CVS commit: src/sbin/ifconfig
On Wed, 07 May 2008, David Young wrote:
> > What!? If I specify [f000::baaa]/0 I expect it to either complain
> > "incompatible address and length (some non-zero bits appear beyond the
> > specified length)" or treat it like [::]/0 (ignoring all bits beyond
> > the specified length). Treating it like [f000::baaa]/128 would be very
> > surprising to me.
> AFAICT, ifconfig has worked that way since 2.x or before. I am trying
> very hard not to depart from the longstanding and, presumably, expected
> ifconfig(8) behavior.
OK, so I should treat it as an old bug, not blame you. Thanks.
--apb (Alan Barrett)
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