svn commit: r196550 - in head: etc/defaults etc/rc.d
delphij at delphij.net
Fri Aug 28 07:27:56 UTC 2009
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Doug Barton wrote:
> Xin LI wrote:
>> I think /etc/rc.d/static_arp stop should revert what was done by
>> static_arp start by removing entries from the ARP table.
> I agree with you.
>> Gleb has
>> kindly worked out a patch that adds '-d -f' functionality.
> But wouldn't it be easier to just parse the file and undo whatever arp
> -f does? It's up to you, but I would not be supportive of making
> changes to the arp binary this late in the release cycle.
Yes this is done by Gleb's patch. I think it's more reasonable to teach
arp(8) about this for completeness reasons. I.e. I feel sensible that
if arp(8) can do '-f' then it is supposed to undo the effect. My $0.02 :)
Xin LI <delphij at delphij.net> http://www.delphij.net/
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