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Re: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices

To: Bill Davidsen <davidsen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 09:14:14 -0700
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On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 11:53:29 -0400 (EDT)
Bill Davidsen <davidsen@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> I wonder if a change to add a flag preventing *any* packet from being sent
> on a NIC which doesn't have the proper source address would be politically
> acceptable.

This would disable things like MSG_DONTROUTE and many valid
uses of RAW sockets.

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