Subject: Re: Non-continious network mask support
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/02/2007 11:02:49
On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 01:46:33PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> If we do this, I think we either should forbid noncontiguous netmasks
> on interfaces or add corresponding code somewhere to do the splitting
> you refer to when adding or removing interface routes for interfaces
> with noncontiguous netmasks.

I want to kill the "feature" completely. I don't want the kernel to
handle it at all -- I don't think any non-local network still depends on
it, so admins should be able to convert the networks accordingly if they
still have such rules.