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From: Gert Doering <gert <at> greenie.muc.de>
Subject: [PATCH] Improve documentation and help text for --route-ipv6.
Newsgroups: gmane.network.openvpn.devel
Date: Saturday 18th May 2013 10:43:01 UTC (over 4 years ago)
Signed-off-by: Gert Doering 
---
 doc/openvpn.8         | 6 +++++-
 src/openvpn/options.c | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/openvpn.8 b/doc/openvpn.8
index cbfc107..366e2f5 100644
--- a/doc/openvpn.8
+++ b/doc/openvpn.8
@@ -5359,7 +5359,11 @@ if no gateway is specified.
 .TP
 .B --route-ipv6 ipv6addr/bits [gateway] [metric]
 setup IPv6 routing in the system to send the specified IPv6 network
-into OpenVPN's ``tun'' device
+into OpenVPN's ``tun''.  The gateway parameter is only used for
+IPv6 routes across ``tap'' devices, and if missing, the ``ipv6remote''
+field from
+.B --ifconfig-ipv6
+is used.
 .TP
 .B --server-ipv6 ipv6addr/bits
 convenience-function to enable a number of IPv6 related options at
diff --git a/src/openvpn/options.c b/src/openvpn/options.c
index c5ed0d6..fdf52e0 100644
--- a/src/openvpn/options.c
+++ b/src/openvpn/options.c
@@ -215,7 +215,7 @@ static const char usage_message[] =
   "--route-ipv6 network/bits [gateway] [metric] :\n"
   "                  Add IPv6 route to routing table after connection\n"
   "                  is established.  Multiple routes can be specified.\n"
-  "                  gateway default: taken from --route-ipv6-gateway or
--ifconfig\n"
+  "                  gateway default: taken from 'remote' in
--ifconfig-ipv6\n"
   "--max-routes n :  Specify the maximum number of routes that may be
defined\n"
   "                  or pulled from a server.\n"
   "--route-gateway gw|'dhcp' : Specify a default gateway for use with
--route.\n"
-- 
1.8.1.5


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