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Re: routable interfaces

To: hadi@xxxxxxxxxx (jamal)
Subject: Re: routable interfaces
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 23:29:57 +0300 (MSK)
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.4.30.0101162226260.20342-100000@shell.cyberus.ca> from "jamal" at Jan 16, 1 10:42:49 pm
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Hello!

> But packets can "appear;->" to be coming from an aliased IP. 

They cannot, just because the procedure of mapping is ill defined.

Even in the simplest cases it depends on concrete protocol.
If kernel maps by mistake packet to other virtual interface,
application using indices has no chances to recover.


Alexey

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