Subject: Re: default route deleted incorrectly with dhclient
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/20/2006 15:44:52
In article <200607201540.LAA25196@Sparkle.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>,
der Mouse  <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> wrote:
>>> (It would replace the current text of the delete_old_routes()
>>> function.)  [...]
>> I don't get it.  Isn't the old code and the new code equivalent?
>> Instead of calling:
>> 	route delete default "$router"
>> you call the new function
>> 	delete_default "$router"
>> which does the same if it finds that this route exists...
>Yes.  The point is that "if...", which was missing from the old code.
>The point is to delete the default - but *only* if it points out the
>"correct" interface.  There's no way to tell "route delete" to delete
>the route only if it points through a particular interface.  (Or at
>least, if there is, I don't know about it, and it should be used
>instead of doing the loop.)
>Actually, I don't like the loop.  I'd rather see it parse the output of
>"route get default" instead.

Well, code up something then :-)