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From: olaf@inka.de (Olaf Titz)
Subject: Re: Pre-release 2.0.5 breaks network config scripts
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Date: 25 May 1996 17:13:05 +0200
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Drew Sullivan <drew@eros.ss.org> wrote:
> The route command know the default netmask, all I want it to do is 'and'
> it with the ip address. This used to work, and it breaks lots of
> working configs. This is going to cause untold pain.

(I haven't checked the new code, but anyway...) as I see it, there is
no such thing as a default netmask any more. Technically, the
definition of Class A,B,C networks has been invalidated/superceded by
CIDR for global routing, so perhaps it is a good idea to stop using it
locally either.

olaf
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