Desired behaviour of "ifconfig -alias"

Joan Picanyol i Puig lists-freebsd-stable at
Tue Feb 13 19:04:36 UTC 2007

* Oliver Fromme <olli at> [20070212 19:11]:
> But you called it "confusing".  That's just your personal
> perception.  It doesn't mean it is confusing to everybody.
> In fact it might be useful to others.  It _is_ useful to
> me, for example, and I would object for that syntax to go
> away.  Also note that it doesn't hurt anybody.

Until it appears on a system startup script that ends up dropping your
connection (so, go fix rc.d/jail ...).


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