On 3/24/19 11:34 AM, emersonbern...@tutanota.com wrote:
> Mar 24, 2019, 5:20 PM by dsah...@gmail.com:
>> On 3/24/19 11:02 AM, > emersonbern...@tutanota.com 
>> <mailto:emersonbern...@tutanota.com>>  wrote:
>>> Ok but previous versions of iproute2 didn't treat this as error and didn't 
>>> exited with non-zero status. Is non existing default route a system error 
>>> which needs fixing?
>> The kernel is returning that error, not iproute2.
> I mean that with older versions of iproute2 this error isn't shown for 
> userspace.
>> It is the default *table*, not a default route.
> True. Still the question remains: is non existing default table a system 
> error which needs fixing?

no, there is no system error. The kernel is telling iproute2 the
requested table does not exist. Arguably iproute2 can catch a request to
dump the 'default' table and not throw an error.

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