Which RFC?

Kamau Wanguhu kamau at ns1.africaonline.com
Thu Jan 2 17:32:18 UTC 1997

RFC 1338 makes mention of this in regard to CIDR.


Kamau Wanguhu
> From: Alex.Bligh <amb at xara.net>
> To: nanog at merit.edu
> Cc: amb at xara.net
> Subject: Which RFC?
> Date: Thursday, January 02, 1997 10:16 AM
> Anyone know *which* RFC says a packets should be routed using the
> most specific route in a routing table, not (for instance) the first
> route in the table that matches, or, for instance, using a less specific
> route that has a better metric? This is so basic I hardly
> know where to find it, but I have a (for the time being anonymous)
> systems vendor who really prefers the way their kernel does it ....
> Oddly enough it doesn't work well with subnetting.
> Alex Bligh
> Xara Networks

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