cvs commit: src/sys/netinet ip_icmp.c src/share/man/man4 icmp.4

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Mon Aug 22 16:10:06 GMT 2005

> From: Andre Oppermann <andre at>
> Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 12:29:39 +0000 (UTC)
> Sender: owner-cvs-all at
> andre       2005-08-21 12:29:39 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/netinet          ip_icmp.c 
>     share/man/man4       icmp.4 
>   Log:
>   Add an option to have ICMP replies to non-local packets generated with
>   the IP address the packet came through in.  This is useful for routers
>   to show in traceroutes the actual path a packet has taken instead of
>   the possibly different return path.
>   The new sysctl is named net.inet.icmp.reply_from_interface and defaults
>   to off.

Thank you! This has annoyed me for a long time, but never enough to
actually do anything about it.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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