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SubjectRe: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 18:56:18 +0100
Richard Underwood <> wrote:

> Which nicely sums up the bug, really.

Ok, then how would you propose to be able to send
packets out an interface _before_ we have addresses
assigned to it?

Linux allows that, and in fact it's a useful feature.

Consider MSG_DONTROUTE as well.

BTW, this ARP source address algorithm we use comes from
ipv6, it would be instructive to go and see why they do
things the way they do.
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