Subject: Re: /etc/ethers versus arp?
To: Greywolf <>
From: Mason Loring Bliss <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/10/2000 18:08:49
On Sun, Jul 09, 2000 at 08:29:02PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:

> Anyway, perhaps arp should be munged to accept an arg which would allow
> it to read /etc/ethers.

I like the idea.

Does an "-F" flag seem reasonable? "arp -F" reads /etc/ethers? I don't
see any huge need to support that file format in other locations, but
I'm not partial either way.

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