Re: ifconfig and SIOCSIFADDR

Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 14:40:42 EST


> Yes. It didn't in 2.0.

Soooory, it did. This behavior is copied from there. :-)

> Yes. I liked such logic thirty years ago. That is Unix.

:-) Seems, thirty years ago there were not only Internet but Unix too.

BTW I did not hear about any kind of Unix, which forgets
to set a valid mask on newly selected address.

ifconfig eth0 works nicely everywhere.
Only on 4.2BSD it creates bad "zero" broadcast.


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