In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Sheldon Hearn writes:
>On Wed, 26 Jul 2000 12:33:07 +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote:
>> Does this have anything to do with your recent change to if_tun.c?
>Nope.  I've reverted rev 1.75 of if_tun.c and the behaviour persists.
>Someone locally insists that the ifconfig line
>       ifconfig tun0 inet
>should work.  Any ideas?

I think you are seing the "interesting" side effect of the BSD
concept of "POINT2POINT" lines.

I think we should loose that concept in favour of interfaces using
a netmask of and let programs like ppp install
a hostroute to the other end when it is reachable.

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