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Is it possible to add in the routing table a description for a route?

Something like:

ip route add via description "route to the example network"

I would like when I am running ip route show to see these descriptions to be able to manage easier the routing table.

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No - but you can add comments in the files containing the route data (/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-* on a nearby RHEL box) – symcbean Aug 30 '12 at 12:53
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Like iptables' -m comment --comment foo?

Unfortunately not.

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I am afraid that this might be the answer - not implemented, yet. – Mircea Vutcovici Aug 29 '12 at 23:19

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