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Re: [PATCH] ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19

To: Matti Aarnio <matti.aarnio@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19
From: Aaron Sethman <androsyn@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 00:39:28 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Wietse Venema <wietse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20010910170241.Q11046@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Matti Aarnio wrote:
>   Knowledge about IP addresses I do - sort of - understand, but why
>   netmask ?

I think it has to do with Postfix defaulting the mynetwork setting.
Without a netmask for what the user allows relaying from it goes with the
netmask of the interface.

Aaron


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