Subject: Re: netstat -i in /etc/daily
To: None <,>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/18/2000 10:59:06
>> For IPv4, there are some people out there who use (or at least used)
>> non-contiguous netmasks.

Use.  One of my home subnets has netmask (ffffffd8).

> Easy enough... For those rare cases, if you even want to bother, just
> write it like "" or whatever, and just let the
> line run out.

That's what I see now.

> People using noncontiguous netmasks are going to be used to a lot
> worse than just long-line output. :-)

Like what?  I don't recall seeing anything break yet.  Everyone yammers
about how noncontiguous netmasks breaks things, but my experience
squarely contradicts that.

					der Mouse

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