[openstack-dev] [api][neutron] Best API for generating subnets from pool
jaypipes at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 19:34:58 UTC 2015
On 03/20/2015 03:09 PM, Dean Troyer wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 2:05 PM, Carl Baldwin <carl at ecbaldwin.net
> <mailto:carl at ecbaldwin.net>> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:58 PM, Dean Troyer <dtroyer at gmail.com
> <mailto:dtroyer at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > So do a CIDR host address:0.0.0.1/24 <http://0.0.0.1/24> can be merged into a subnet just as
> > easily as it can be masked out.
> Dean, I'm not sure what you're suggesting. Are you suggesting that
> 0.0.0.1/24 <http://0.0.0.1/24> is suitable as a template for the
> gateway? If so, that is
> what I had originally proposed in the spec and what others seemed to
> object to.
> Maybe what others didn't like was that a template was passed in for
> gateway_ip. In this case, does passing a template like this as
> 'gateway_ip_template' make them feel better?
> Template is totally the wrong word. It is a host address without a
> network. The prefix is there for the same purpose, to OR it back into a
> network address.
I agree "template" is probably the wrong word to use for this.
> I just want us to stop inventing things that already exist. You want to
> specify the gateway IP, to get that you need a network address,
> presumably to be allocated somewhere and a host address. OR them
> together and you have an IP address.
How is 0.0.0.1 a host address? That isn't a valid IP address, AFAIK.
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