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Re: routable interfaces

To: hadi@xxxxxxxxxx (jamal)
Subject: Re: routable interfaces
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 23:23:40 +0300 (MSK)
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.4.30.0101152320470.16949-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> from "jamal" at Jan 16, 1 08:23:09 am
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> an issue. secondary addresses for example do not have counters. You have a
> counters per ifindex only.

Statistics has a sense only per link.

Aliases (even not saying about "addresses") do not receive and do not send
anything, sorry.

> useful. It's sort of tricky if you want to generalize for all sorts if
> tunnels etc;

When you have set of hundred of tunnels, any trick allowing
to put an order there loses name "trick" and acquires name
"interface". 8)8)


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