Text for IPv6 Scope
rpaulo at fnop.net
Tue Jan 8 14:01:19 PST 2008
At Sat, 05 Jan 2008 11:17:35 +0000,
Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> Crist J. Clark wrote:
> > Anyone up for adding text to the scopeid field in the ifconfig(8)
> > output for IPv6 addresses? Other OSes do. To avoid too much
> > disruption to the current format, the text is appended after the
> > currently printed hexadecimal field.
> > Example:
> > fxp0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> > options=8<VLAN_MTU>
> > inet6 fe80::290:27ff:fe13:2540%fxp0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x5(site-local)
> > While we're at it, update the in6.h file to include all scopes
> > in RFC4291.
> > Look OK? Anyone up for applying these?
> This kind of output might be cooler?
> fxp0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet6 fe80::290:27ff:fe13:2540%fxp0 prefixlen 64 scope site
> just my 2c
Yes, I would want something like this too, we don't really need the numbers.
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