Subject: Re: gif(4) IFF_UP behavior change
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/29/2001 11:14:38
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On Mon, 30 Jul 2001 wrote:

: >Another thing should probably be corrected ... Most other interfaces *do*
: >set IFF_UP automatically when the native addresses (not tunnel addresses)
: >are set.  I didn't see this happen with gif0, and it might be proper to
: >change this to be uniform.
: 	SIOCSIFADDR?  what is the standard relationship with IFF_RUNNING?
: 	i can think of two codepath:

Hm.  I'll try it again sometime, this is from memory of setting up gif a
couple months ago for a v6 tunnel....

"Ignore me for the moment."  8-)

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