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Re: Linux without IP stack

To: Matti Aarnio <matti.aarnio@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Linux without IP stack
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 01:02:03 +1200
Cc: "Maciej 'Agaran' Pijanka" <agaran@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, NetDevel List <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20010620233741.S5947@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from matti.aarnio@xxxxxxxxxxx on Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 11:37:41PM +0300
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On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 11:37:41PM +0300, Matti Aarnio wrote:

        When 2.5 opens, perhaps I will redo the impossible,
        and split IPv4 into generic UDP/TCP, and IPv4 stuff.
    
        That definitely can be done, Solaris8 does it, for example.

Its been done already, in 2.1.x time I made ipv4 a module and since
then someone else also made udp/tcp modules too (icmp seems to hard
to break away from ipv4 for obvious reasons).




  --cw

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