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    SubjectRe: notion of a local address [was: Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19]
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: (Wietse Venema)
    In newsgroup:
    > 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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