Subject: Re: Flag to exclude an interface from INADDR_ANY?
To: Jim Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/02/2002 16:11:00
>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Jim> Please note: this is *not* a strong-vs-weak host model post. I
Jim> strongly believe a sysctl to choose strong or weak host model is in
Jim> order, but this is a separate question, specifically:
Jim> What do people think of the idea of adding a per-interface flag,
Jim> settable with ifconfig, to indicate that an interface should not be
Jim> included in INADDR_ANY?
I think it kind of interesting.
I'm still annoyed that dhclient still wants to configure the stf0 device:-)
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