[quagga-dev 14371] Re: Location of 'vrf <name>' option in a command

Donald Sharp sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com
Thu Dec 24 18:19:05 GMT 2015


I would think it's a bit much.  Modifying the cli is starting to become a
major pain in the ass as it stands now.  On the other hand patches are
accepted :)

donald

On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 12:45 PM, Kei Nohguchi <kei at nohguchi.com> wrote:

> >> So, I assume you are fine with changing zebra commands (such as this)
> to..
> >>
> >> 'show ip route vrf <name> A.B.C.D/M'
> >>
> >>    from its previous form..
> >>
> >> 'show ip route A.B.C.D/M vrf <name>'
> >
> > Which would be preferable here:
> >
> > Classic IOS
> >
> >       show ip|ipv6 route [multicast] [vrf <name>] …
> >
> > or IOS-XR
> >
> >       show route [vrf <name>] ipv4|ipv6 [unicast|multicast] ...
> >
> > with the positioning of "vrf <name>" perhaps subject to debate?
>
> I feel the same, as it's subject to debate.  But I feel IOS-XR style
> makes more sense, to be more symmetric.
>
> Can we support both, to cover both camps, or is it just too much and
> better to pick one?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Kei
>
> > I think that permitting the unicast keyword explicitly makes for a
> helpful symmetry, as does ipv4|ipv6 vs ip|ipv6.
> >
> > Michael
>
>
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