Subject: Re: standards/5645: No answer from
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/25/1998 07:24:54
On 24 Jun 1998 09:13:28 -0700  Wolfgang Rupprecht wrote:

> writes:
> > Any request to gets no response.
> The fact that BSD ever routed unitcast packets to a location that was
> not indicated in the routing table was a bug.  It is my belief that
> the routing table should be WYSIWYG.
> If this weird routing is desired, one should be able to do the 
> following in /etc/netstart (*):
> 	ifconfig lo0 alias
> 	route add -inet -host -iface lo0
> Please lets not wire routing policy into the code.

Just a suggestion (that I haven't got a chance to try at the
moment) - can this be done using a second loopback interface?