New feature: restrict address/cidr

Gary E. Miller gem at
Sat Jun 10 02:59:32 UTC 2017

Yo Hal!

On Fri, 09 Jun 2017 19:40:23 -0700
Hal Murray <hmurray at> wrote:

> Nice.  Thanks.
> > restrict mask
> > restrict  
> Slightly strange example.  I'd expect mask ==
> or mask ==

Your expectations are not mine.  Got a citation that says your
examples are not only correct, but to be insisted on?

> Should that generate an error message?

Why?  ntpd never complained about the mask before.  I've never seen
any program complain about such usage.  It is very convenient as
the user can simply cut/paste rfom his 'ifconfig' or 'ip addr' output.

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