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.