Subject: Re: nul interface?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 10/24/2001 23:14:05
> i was thinking that having a nul network interface might be useful
> for some purposes.
I think you're right.
> at the very least, all the reject routes that get installed could be
> changed to dump traffic out a nul interface instead, which might make
> visual inspection of the routing table easier.
But would have different semantics. Traffic that hits a reject route
generates an ICMP unreachable, as I recall; traffic routed out a nul
> how many people think this is a silly idea?
I think it is very unsilly. There's a decent chance I'll do it myself
soon (FSVO "soon").
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