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Re: ifconfig v2

On Jun 11, 2013, at 8:52 PM, Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:

>>>        inet prefixlen 16
>>>        inet6 fe80::226:2dff:fef3:c8c7%wm0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
>> If you want to do that, please use
>>   inet
>> which is more standard notation (so-called "CIDR" notation) for IPv4.
> Indeed, some programs accept it for v6 as well.  But - unless you also
> propose to break noncontiguous netmasks completely - you have to be
> prepared to report the mask as other than a width if it's
> noncontiguous.

Breaking noncontiguous netmasks sounds like a good idea to me.

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