Subject: route(4) interface
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Mihai CHELARU <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/26/2006 00:03:51
I have several questions:
1) I'm trying to capture all routing changes that appear in a system.
Right now I'm selecting a PF_ROUTE socket and get data from there. But I
observed that directly connected routes changes are not reported via
this interface. How can I see these changes ?
2) During these tests, I grabbed RTM_LOSING messages for several hosts.
Why is netmask announced for this type of message and even more why it's
AF_UNSPEC and all 0 ? (I would expect AF_INET and all 1)
3) I need a portable (POSIX ?) interface to dump all the routing table.
I saw that route(8) does that by triggering a sysctl but I don't think
that's very portable. Any other methods ?
Thank you for your time,