Desired behaviour of "ifconfig -alias"

Brooks Davis brooks at FreeBSD.ORG
Mon Feb 12 16:36:54 UTC 2007

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 05:22:22PM +0100, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
>  > Oliver Fromme wrote:
>  > FWIW, I still use alias/-alias.  Mainly because that's what has
>  > existed historically, and the term "alias" is what is used in
>  > reference to rc.conf ifconfig_iface_aliasX entries.
> Maybe it would make sense to remove "alias" from the rc.conf
> entries and simply number them.

ipv4_addrs_<interface> is a much better replacement IMO.  It's easy to
use and doesn't required the hackish pseudo array traversal used by

-- Brooks
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