cvs commit: src/sys/netinet in.c

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at
Fri Aug 19 09:40:11 GMT 2005


> J> >   Add a sysctl switch net.inet.ip.same_prefix_carp_only. If the switch
> J> >   is on, then kernel will refuse to add an additional interface to
> J> >   already connected subnet unless the interface is CARP. Default
> J> >   value is off.
> J> 
> J> First, thanks for you work.
> J> Do you plan to drop a line about this in a manual page ?  I would like
> J> to help you on this, but I don't think I'm the good guy to do it,
> J> since I don't even use carp(4) interfaces.
> The question is which man page to choose, so that people interested in
> disabling this feature would find it themselves. Definitely not carp(4).
> May be ip(4)? 

This sysctl is definitely carp(4)-centric, this is underlined by its
name :-).  I'm not sure why you don't want to put this is carp(4)
manpage.  Is it to make easier the future imports of the carp(4)
subsystem from OpenBSD ?

Jeremie Le Hen
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