[arch-projects] [netctl] stupid default netmask (Was: Call for testers: netctl)

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 10:32:05 EST 2013

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:37 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> To smaller criticism:
> ip has: [[ $addr == */* ]] || addr+="/24"
> This is a stupid default, and it is inconsistent to what is done in
> IPv6. Just leave it out - every configuration needs both the IP and the
> netmask, a network cannot be configured without it!

Agreed. Somehow I failed to notice this. The default survived for three years!

- Jouke

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