Subject: Re: picking source address for PCBs
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/06/2001 12:57:32
>>>>> "itojun" == itojun <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> What I would like to do is to create a new route option. One that
>> basically says everything a normal host/net route does, but also says
>> "use X as the source address". I know that this may not play well with
>> certain deamons. That would get rid of the "route/alias" trick.
itojun> try route(8) -ifa option to set rt_ifa.
Is that documented somewhere?
I don't see this in the 1.5.2 man page for route(8).
I see "-iface", but I don't think you mean that one.
In general, I find the route man page much too short for newcomers.
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