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SubjectRe: notion of a local address [was: Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19]
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By author: (Wietse Venema)
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> Andrey Savochkin:
> > Of course, SIOCGIFCONF isn't even close to provide the list of local
> > addresses.
> > Obvious example: it doesn't enlist all addresses, etc.
> > on common systems. If you handle as local, you apply side
> is not local on any of my systems. The only exceptions
> are some Linux boxen that I did not ask to do so.

The RFCs declare that is all local. If what you write is
true, all your systems are noncompliant.

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