[PATCH] iproute2 -- add fwmarkmask
kaber at trash.net
Fri Feb 24 05:59:33 CET 2006
Michael Richardson wrote:
>>>>>>>"Patrick" == Patrick McHardy <kaber at trash.net> writes:
> Patrick> The normal way to display masks is with a "/". Also I think
> Patrick> it shouldn't display the default mask to avoid breaking
> Patrick> scripts that parse the output.
> I generally dislike the /VALUE, since I expect /PREFIX-LEN.
> I agree that it shouldn't show if it is default.
> Patrick> ip should be able to parse its own output, and it would
> Patrick> also look nicer if I could just say "fwmark
> Patrick> 0x1/32". fwmarkmask is really an incredible ugly expression
> Patrick> :)
> Sure. Is that a 32-bit long mask (0xfffffff), or is it a 0x00000020?
> fwmark is not an address.
> Or would you like /32 to be a prefix-based mask, and &value and/or
> fwmarkmask to be a value?
That was not the greatest example :) I think it should be a bitmask.
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