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Re: Do you know the TCP stack? (127.x.x.x routing)

To: Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Do you know the TCP stack? (127.x.x.x routing)
From: "Catalin(ux aka Dino) BOIE" <util@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 08:57:30 +0200 (EET)
Cc: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, Zdenek Radouch <zdenek@xxxxxxx>, Henrik Nordstrom <hno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Martin Mares <mj@xxxxxx>, Eran Mann <emann@xxxxxxx>, Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx>, Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Uh, why? The 127 packets never leave the "box".

So you are allowed to use 127/8 but your client cannot break this rule. Why?

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