svn commit: r344040 - stable/11/sbin/route
ngie at FreeBSD.org
Tue Feb 12 03:13:11 UTC 2019
Date: Tue Feb 12 03:13:10 2019
New Revision: 344040
route(8): clarify -prefixlen description
Try to reword -prefixlen section to more clearly and accurately describe how
the -prefixlen modifier works.
While here, fix a word that igor considered a typo: aggregatable addresses is a
valid technical term per RFC-2374, however, it was superseded by the term
"aggregator" in RFC-3587.
Approved by: jtl (mentor)
Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D19156
stable/11/ (props changed)
--- stable/11/sbin/route/route.8 Tue Feb 12 03:12:19 2019 (r344039)
+++ stable/11/sbin/route/route.8 Tue Feb 12 03:13:10 2019 (r344040)
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
.\" @(#)route.8 8.3 (Berkeley) 3/19/94
-.Dd November 11, 2014
+.Dd January 9, 2019
.Dt ROUTE 8
@@ -290,14 +290,14 @@ is available instead of the
qualifier because non-continuous masks are not allowed in IPv6.
.Fl prefixlen Li 32
-specifies network mask of
+specifies that a network mask of
-to be used.
-The default value of prefixlen is 64 to get along with
-the aggregatable address.
-But 0 is assumed if
+will be used.
+The default prefixlen is 64.
+However, it is assumed to be 0 if
+is specified for
+.Ar destination .
Note that the qualifier works only for
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