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Date:	Mon, 10 Aug 2015 13:50:06 +0200
From:	Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
To:	Zang MingJie <>
Subject: Re: [BUG] net/ipv4: inconsistent routing table


Zang MingJie <> writes:

> Here comes several options:
> 1. reject local next hop w/ EINVAL
> 2. delete route when local next hop removed

Will also cause some people to complain.

> 3. transition between RT_SCOPE_HOST amd RT_SCOPE_LINK

I don't understand the scope transition. I know Alex mentioned it for
the first time. Maybe he can explain?

> 4. document it

I prefer that one :)

> which one should we choose ?
> 1 will definitely cause compatibility problem


> 2 is the easiest solution

Will definietely cause some people to complain.

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