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Add a description field for routing tables
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Description

iproute2 allows giving routing tables symbolic names by adding entries /etc/iproute2/rt_tables and displays them in the output of ip rule show. Human-readable table names can also be useful for GUIs.

However, we don't have any way to specify table descriptions.

An obvious option is set protocols static table <num> description <desc>.

Details

Difficulty level
Unknown (require assessment)
Version
-
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Perfectly compatible
Issue type
Improvement (missing useful functionality)

Event Timeline

dmbaturin triaged this task as Normal priority.Dec 15 2022, 2:06 PM
dmbaturin created this task.