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SubjectRe: Telnet does not work in 2.0.10
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On Sat, 3 Aug 1996, root wrote:

>Yes, I noticed it as soon as it changed. I disagree with the decission very
>much though. If you add a net it gets the netmask from the kernel and adds the
>route. So what's wrong in also allowing you to give a host, and if you also indicated
>a net route, adding the net that contains that host ? It does not break the old
>behaviour and gives you a quite usefull extra way to do things. after you brought up
>the interface for your device you just do something like:
> route add -net `hostname`
^^^^

Well, it seems to me that this is particularly non-intuitive. If you
tell it your adding a network, then giving it a host shouldn't work. So,
fixing it so it makes more sense seems like a good idea.

Now, maybe another option to route might be appropriate, but I think the
change is a good idea.


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Mark E. Levitt
Department of Speech Communication, Syracuse University
E-mail: melevitt@syr.edu
Home Page: http://web.syr.edu/~melevitt

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