[arch-projects] [netctl] [RFC] Flush the interface configuration in ip_unset instead of bring_interface_down.

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu May 9 17:53:00 EDT 2013

Am 09.05.2013 23:29, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> When switching networks in auto.action, the addresses are not flushed. This
> is especially problematic with stateless ipv6 autoconfigutation, as invalid
> IPs may stay around until their (potentially very long) lifetime has expired.
> bring_interface_down is always called after ip_unset everywhere else, so
> this change does not affect anything else.

This may not be a good idea, since it probably flushes the link-local
address. I must test more.

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