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Julian Elischer julian at
Thu Dec 13 14:03:53 PST 2007

Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> How about "setfib"?
> I strongly believe we should deprecate the use of the term "routing" 
> where the BSD forwarding plane is concerned, whilst familiar to many it 
> is misleading as to what that part of the system is actually doing.

maybe, but it would be a large surprise to everyone who expects that
structure be be called the routing table as it still is in most systems.

In OpenBSD they have decided to call the in-kernel decriptor 'id' but I'd
rather go with tableid or maybe tbl_num, because 'id' is too generic.
'tid' is already thread id.

> 2c

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