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Re: i386 version for chrome

On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 08:18:44PM +0300, Reco wrote:
On Sun, Oct 28, 2018 at 12:56:13PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
The definition for netmask I find in that section is
    netmask mask
        Netmask (dotted quad or CIDR)

which at a glance would lead me to expect a full CIDR-format address
(e.g., here. That would clearly seem redundant with the
address field immediately above, but I don't know of anything else
that's consistent with CIDR notation.

I agree that this part of the manpage is in dire need of good wording.
I'd replace it with "Netmask (dotted quad or number of bits, eg 24)",
because that's how it actually works.

I opened https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=912220 to clarify this section. If anyone has other suggestions, please add them to the bug.

Mike Stone