svn commit: r196550 - in head: etc/defaults etc/rc.d share/man/man5

Doug Barton dougb at
Thu Aug 27 22:46:55 UTC 2009

Xin LI wrote:
> Doug Barton wrote:
>> Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
>>> But giving multiple tools to accomplish the same thing might confuse our
>>> users, so its probably not worth it. The proposed solution is good enough.
>> That was the primary focus of my initial concern but enough people
>> have chimed in saying that this would be useful that I have no
>> objections to adding support for 'arp -f' if there is someone who
>> wants to do the work.
> I can do that

You're under no obligation, but if you want to volunteer that's fine. :)

> but I'm afraid that the arp(8) part of the change would
> have to wait until 8.0-RELEASE since it would be a new bin feature?
> I'll post a proposed patch for review at freebsd-rc@ shortly.

I'm confused why arp(8) would need to be modified. Xin, what are your
concerns? And can someone post a working example of this kind of file?


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