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Re: /etc/networks

On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 02:28:45PM +0100, prox wrote:
> > Is this a obsolete file as of unstable dist?
> > Do I configure the networks some place else?
> This file seems to be very close to useless anyway.
> For example, there does not seem to be a netmask associated
> with each entry. I tried to put entries for (eg)
>, and, which are separate networks
> using the netmask (ie etc), but
> since you can't put in the netmask it doesn't work properly.

man getnetbyname. Used for example by /sbin/route. And .0 and .128 are
certainly different there.

  Anne Bezemer

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