seq number in cisco prefix-list

Yuval Ben-Ari yuvalba at
Sat Jul 10 20:55:22 UTC 2004

> when you insert a rule between/before an existing rule, then the
> sequence numbers of the rules don't change...but if you renumber so
> that the rules are always 5 apart, then a portion of the list would
> change (this is likely the case for people who automagically generate
> their filters)
> ex:
>     seq 5 permit
>     seq 10 permit
>     seq 15 permit
> becomes:
>     seq 5 permit
>     seq 10 permit
>     seq 15 permit
>     seq 20 permit
> so in this case rancid will send you a longer list of changes (since
> technically the entire prefix list changed)

I see, we do it manually so no change in sequencing.
I think it will be useful to have this as a configurable behavior in
future release
> /joshua
> -- 

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