Static routes on (active) interfaces without IP address set

Leo Vandewoestijne bird at
Sun Jun 19 21:09:20 CEST 2016

On Sun, 19 Jun 2016, Alexander Demenshin wrote:

> On 2016-06-19 17:59, Ondrej Zajicek wrote:
> > That is true. For historical reasons, BIRD handles interface without IP
> > addresses as down.
> Well... does it mean that it has to stay like this or it makes sense
> to fix this behavior? At least, an option in config would be nice,
> if changing actual behavior is not desirable.
I agree; I've had it that community :666 couldn't be set without having them up,
so had to create an interface with 253 IP's to still have those blocked at the upstream.

Leo Vandewoestijne.

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