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Re: [PATCH] IPv6: Improvement of Source Address Selection

To: pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx (Pekka Savola)
Subject: Re: [PATCH] IPv6: Improvement of Source Address Selection
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 09:00:08 +0400 (MSD)
Cc: davem@xxxxxxxxxx, yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, usagi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0209280726010.8405-100000@netcore.fi> from "Pekka Savola" at Sep 28, 2 07:35:57 am
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Hello!

> Isn't putting this logic to routes an oversimplification?

Hmmm... I believed this logic is more complicated yet. :-)


> route, as there would have to be at least two candidates there.
...
> Am I missing something obvious here?

Yes. You select some one of the candidates eventually, do not you? :-)
And when you have some special preference for a subnet you create
a route for it.

> (stuff that's network prefix -independent

I am sorry, I feel I do not understand what you mean.

Alexey


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