Subject: Re: $flushroutes
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/06/2001 09:31:18
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 03:59:46PM +0900, email@example.com wrote:
> hello, there seem to be some problem with "flashroutes" rc.conf
> directive. it now calls
> route -n flush
> and it nukes some of the important IPv6 routes.
> do people object if we change the meaning as follows?
> $flushroutes: nuke all routes (route -n flush)
> new behavior:
> $flushroutes: nuke IPv4 routes, YES by default (route -n flush -inet)
> $flushroutes6: nuke IPv6 routes, NO by default (route -n flush -inet6)
I think that would be incredibly dumb, confusing, and unnecessary.
All of those magic IPv6 routes are added in the SAME script that handles