Subject: Re: $flushroutes
To: None <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/06/2001 09:31:18
On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 03:59:46PM +0900, 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?
> 	current:
> 	$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