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    SubjectRe: [RFC] /proc/fs/nfsd/exports
    > > Those values are NOT integers originally, they are octet arrays.
    >
    > What?
    >
    > The values are IPv4 addresses. There is _one_ standard way of printing
    > them, and that standard way is as four decimal numbers. EVERYBODY prints
    > them that way. It's the only sane way to show them.
    >
    > There is no question in my mind - printing out IPv4 addresses as hex
    > "integers" is wrong. It has always been wrong, and it's wrong now. It
    > happens to be very simple, which is the excuse for doing it, but it's
    > still wrong.

    Yet netmasks are bit-oriented, thus more intelligible as hex
    integers.


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