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SubjectRe: notion of a local address [was: Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias
On Thu, 06 Sep 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> If you accept from the outside you are leaking information. It

No, if you accept 10.*.*.* from the outside, your routers are broken.

> user configured data isnt a solution. For the 99.9% of normal cases
> SIOCGIFCONF is going to give the right data. People doing clever things
> will have to set up config files. simple easy - hard possible.

Alan, SIOCGIFCONF is working sufficiently, it's SIOCGIFNETMASK that
we're talking about. SIOCGIFNETMASK works properly on any other system
or - as far as I can currently test - with my patch.

Matthias Andree
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