Subject: Re: netstat -i in /etc/daily
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 01/18/2000 10:59:06
>> For IPv4, there are some people out there who use (or at least used)
>> non-contiguous netmasks.
Use. One of my home subnets has netmask 255.255.255.216 (ffffffd8).
> Easy enough... For those rare cases, if you even want to bother, just
> write it like "192.168.1.1/0xffffffe4" or whatever, and just let the
> line run out.
That's what I see now.
> People using noncontiguous netmasks are going to be used to a lot
> worse than just long-line output. :-)
Like what? I don't recall seeing anything break yet. Everyone yammers
about how noncontiguous netmasks breaks things, but my experience
squarely contradicts that.
7D C8 61 52 5D E7 2D 39 4E F1 31 3E E8 B3 27 4B