$ipaddr vs $netaddr

David Miller justdave at bugzilla.org
Tue Jan 20 22:42:01 UTC 2004

On 1/20/2004 2:37 PM -0800, Jon Wilmoth wrote:

> If the loginnetmask is 24, will get_netaddr will return nnn.nnn.nnn or
> nnn.nnn.nnn.000?  Perhaps I should rephrase the question as "is the
> number of bits chopped or substituted?"  If substituted, what's the
> substitution value?

substituted.  What it returns still looks like an IP address, with no
leading zeros.  So if you give it xxx.yyy.zzz.www with a loginnetmask of
24, it'll return xxx.yyy.zzz.0
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