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From: Gokul Sivakumar <>
To: David Ahern <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH iproute2-next] ipneigh: add support to print brief output of neigh cache in tabular format
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 22:03:48 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, 2021-07-26 at 15:09 -0600, David Ahern wrote:
> On 7/25/21 9:39 AM, Gokul Sivakumar wrote:
> > Make use of the already available brief flag and print the basic details of
> > the IPv4 or IPv6 neighbour cache in a tabular format for better readability
> > when the brief output is expected.
> > 
> > $ ip -br neigh
> > bridge0                           b0:fc:36:2f:07:43
> > bridge0                           8c:16:45:2f:bc:1c
> > bridge0                           04:d9:f5:c1:0c:74
> > bridge0          fe80::267b:9f70:745e:d54d               b0:fc:36:2f:07:43
> > bridge0          fd16:a115:6a62:0:8744:efa1:9933:2c4c    8c:16:45:2f:bc:1c
> > bridge0          fe80::6d9:f5ff:fec1:c74                 04:d9:f5:c1:0c:74
> I am guessing you put the device first to be consistent with the output
> for the other 2 commands.

Yes, that was my initial thought.

> In this case I think the network address should be first then device and
> lladdr which is consistent with existing output just removing 'dev'
> keyword and flags.

I understand, will send an updated v2 patch now to print the brief output with 
columns in the order that you are suggesting.


      reply	other threads:[~2021-07-27 16:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-25 15:39 Gokul Sivakumar
2021-07-26 21:09 ` David Ahern
2021-07-27 16:33   ` Gokul Sivakumar [this message]

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