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authorEnji Cooper <ngie@FreeBSD.org>2019-01-10 00:10:12 +0000
committerEnji Cooper <ngie@FreeBSD.org>2019-01-10 00:10:12 +0000
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route(8): clarify -prefixlen description
Try to reword -prefixlen section to more clearly and accurately describe how the -prefixlen modifier works. While here, fix a word that igor considered a typo: aggregatable addresses is a valid technical term per RFC-2374, however, it was superseded by the term "aggregator" in RFC-3587. MFC after: 1 week Reviewed by: 0mp, crees Approved by: emaste (mentor) Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D10087
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=342904
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1 files changed, 7 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/sbin/route/route.8 b/sbin/route/route.8
index 3fd959754acb..6f34795ce883 100644
--- a/sbin/route/route.8
+++ b/sbin/route/route.8
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
.\" @(#)route.8 8.3 (Berkeley) 3/19/94
.\" $FreeBSD$
.\"
-.Dd February 16, 2018
+.Dd January 9, 2019
.Dt ROUTE 8
.Os
.Sh NAME
@@ -303,14 +303,14 @@ is available instead of the
qualifier because non-continuous masks are not allowed in IPv6.
For example,
.Fl prefixlen Li 32
-specifies network mask of
+specifies that a network mask of
.Li ffff:ffff:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000
-to be used.
-The default value of prefixlen is 64 to get along with
-the aggregatable address.
-But 0 is assumed if
+will be used.
+The default prefixlen is 64.
+However, it is assumed to be 0 if
.Cm default
-is specified.
+is specified for
+.Ar destination .
Note that the qualifier works only for
.Dv AF_INET6
address family.