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Re: Adding of destination options in IPv6

To: Lars Henrik Petander <lpetande@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Adding of destination options in IPv6
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2000 17:49:23 +0200
Cc: "netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx" <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.SOL.4.10.10007101628230.10709-100000@morphine.tcm.hut.fi>; from Lars Henrik Petander on Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 05:41:42PM +0200
References: <200007071235.QAA02612@ms2.inr.ac.ru> <Pine.SOL.4.10.10007101628230.10709-100000@morphine.tcm.hut.fi>
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On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 05:41:42PM +0200, Lars Henrik Petander wrote:
> I think that there is a need for such a mechanism. At least Mobile IPv6
> and probably also IPSec need to add destination options to all packets
> sent to certain addresses independently of the sockets. We have added
> hooks to our Mobile IPv6 module into ip6_output.c's ip6_xmit and
> ip6_build_xmit to add the options before fragmentation is done. It seemed
> to be the right place to add them.

2.4 has netfilterv6, so the right place for it is probably a netfilter
module.


-Andi

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