Re: if mapping

Jason Perreault <jason@coral.com> Fri, 19 February 1993 14:40 UTC

Received: from ietf.nri.reston.va.us by IETF.CNRI.Reston.VA.US id aa05295; 19 Feb 93 9:40 EST
Received: from CNRI.RESTON.VA.US by IETF.CNRI.Reston.VA.US id aa05291; 19 Feb 93 9:40 EST
Received: from CS.UTK.EDU by CNRI.Reston.VA.US id aa14969; 19 Feb 93 9:40 EST
Received: from localhost by CS.UTK.EDU with SMTP (5.61++/2.8s-UTK) id AA14000; Fri, 19 Feb 93 09:14:20 -0500
X-Resent-To: fddi-mib@CS.UTK.EDU ; Fri, 19 Feb 1993 09:14:18 EST
Errors-To: owner-fddi-mib@CS.UTK.EDU
Received: from gatekeeper.coral.com by CS.UTK.EDU with SMTP (5.61++/2.8s-UTK) id AA13986; Fri, 19 Feb 93 09:14:16 -0500
Received: from maui.coral.com by coral.com (4.1/SMI-4.1) id AA00976; Fri, 19 Feb 93 09:18:25 EST
Received: by maui.coral.com (4.1/SMI-4.1) id AA06897; Fri, 19 Feb 93 09:20:43 EST
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 93 09:20:43 EST
Sender: ietf-archive-request@IETF.CNRI.Reston.VA.US
From: Jason Perreault <jason@coral.com>
Message-Id: <9302191420.AA06897@maui.coral.com>
To: fddi-mib@cs.utk.edu
Subject: Re: if mapping

rem says:

> >I don't see a problem adding a new variable, but I'd prefer not to
> >change the existing MACindex.  Also, I think it's definition should
> >include the value 0, to indicate that there is no MIB-II ifIndex
> >available....

to which jdc responds:
 
> the index must be unique
> 
> how can it be unique if 0 means i don't have one in the ifTable, and i have
> more than one that is not in the ifTable?
> 
> am i missing something here?

rem's second sentence refers to the proposed MACifIndex object, not
to MACindex.