Subject: Re: picking source address for PCBs
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/06/2001 12:57:32
>>>>> "itojun" == itojun  <> writes:
    >> What I would like to do is to create a new route option. One that
    >> basically says everything a normal host/net route does, but also says
    >> "use X as the source address". I know that this may not play well with
    >> certain deamons. That would get rid of the "route/alias" trick.

    itojun> 	try route(8) -ifa option to set rt_ifa.

  Is that documented somewhere?
  I don't see this in the 1.5.2 man page for route(8).

  I see "-iface", but I don't think you mean that one.

  In general, I find the route man page much too short for newcomers.

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