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SubjectRe: notion of a local address [was: Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip aliasbug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19]
Andrey Savochkin wrote:

> Using GETROUTE as Andi suggested is the other good alternative.
> But it won't work without NETLINK socket support compiled in.

If netlink isn't compiled in, "ip" won't work, true?

And if all they are using is "ifconfig", then SIOCGIFNETMASK should work,
because they will be forced to used the "ethx:y" alias syntax so the names will
be different.

Am I missing something?

Chris

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