[arch-projects] [PATCH] [initscripts] network: Add missing broadcast address

Seblu seblu at seblu.net
Thu Jun 9 11:02:20 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am 09.06.2011 06:04, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>> Without this broadcast address is not set.
> The broadcast address is uniquely defined by the network(or IP) and
> netmask. The user should not need to explicitly specify this.

It's true in most cases. But it's strictly false. Broadcast address is
not something which can be calculated automaticaly in complex setup.
But i agree, let it empty should do the default expected behaviour.


Sébastien Luttringer

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