Subject: Re: Flag to exclude an interface from INADDR_ANY?
To: Jim Wise <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/02/2002 16:11:00
>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Wise <> 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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