Subject: Re: illegal network routes and a ponderance
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/18/2003 16:33:53
>> What's going on here is that the network configuration is inherently
>> illegal, because the "default gateway" you're being fed isn't on any
>> network they've allocated you an address on.
> Whether the network configuration is illegal or not, would it be
> beneficial to allow this kind of routing?

*What* kind of routing?

What would it even _mean_ to have a route pointing to a gateway that's
not on-net for any configured interface address?  Where would you
expect such packets to be sent?  I can't see anything sensible to do
with them.

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