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alfred at freebsd.org
Wed Dec 12 14:51:03 PST 2007
try using "instance".
"Oh I'm going to use the FOO routing instance."
* Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org> [071212 14:34] wrote:
> So, I'm playing with some multiple routing table support..
> the first version is a minimal impact version with very limited
> It's done that way so I can put it in RELENG_6/7 without breaking ABIs (I
> Later there will be a more flexible version for-current.
> Here's the question..
> I need a word to use to describe the network view one is currently on..
> e.g. if you are usinghe second routing table, you could say I've set xxx to
> (0 based)..
> current;y in my code I'm using 'universe' but I don't like that..
> one could think of it as a routing plane..
> each routing plane has he same interfaces on it but they are logically
> treated differently becasue each plane has a different routing table.
> so here's an axample of it in use now...
> the names should change...
> setuniverse 1 netstat -rn
> [shows table 1]
> setuniverse 2 route add 10.0.0.0/24 192.168.2.1
> setuinverse 1 route add 10.0.0.0/24 192.168.3.1
> setuniverse 2 route -n get 10.0.0.3
> [shows 192.168.2.1]
> setuniverse 1 route -n get 10.0.0.3
> [shows 192.168.3.1]
> setuniverse 2 start_apache
> [appache starts, always using 192.168.2.1 to reach the 10.0.0 net.
> also the syscall is setuniverse()
> so, you see I really need a better name....
> rtab? rtbl?
> and the command should be called "????"
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