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authorPhilippe Charnier <charnier@FreeBSD.org>2002-07-06 19:35:14 +0000
committerPhilippe Charnier <charnier@FreeBSD.org>2002-07-06 19:35:14 +0000
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The .Nm utility.
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=99503
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@@ -47,8 +47,9 @@
.Ar args
.Oc
.Sh DESCRIPTION
-.Nm Route
-is a utility used to manually manipulate the network
+The
+.Nm
+utility is used to manually manipulate the network
routing tables. It normally is not needed, as a
system routing table management daemon such as
.Xr routed 8 ,
@@ -337,8 +338,9 @@ If this lookup fails,
.Xr getnetbyname 3
is then used to interpret the name as that of a network.
.Pp
-.Nm Route
-uses a routing socket and the new message types
+The
+.Nm
+utility uses a routing socket and the new message types
.Dv RTM_ADD , RTM_DELETE , RTM_GET ,
and
.Dv RTM_CHANGE .
@@ -394,7 +396,7 @@ The next-hop gateway should be reachable through a different route.
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
-command appeared in
+utility appeared in
.Bx 4.2 .
.Sh BUGS
The first paragraph may have slightly exaggerated