Re: Alan's bug catalogue

Alan Cox (
Sat, 1 Jun 1996 00:43:00 -2300 (BST)

> It's due to a piece of code in devinet.c:ip_chk_addr which assumes
> that an IP address of is a magic flag indicating bootp address
> aquisition or something.

Yes. I know. Ask after 2.0. Im not breaking the behaviour before then because

a) Only a superuser can cause it
b) Its a pretty dumb thing to do

Its been true since about 1.1.13