netdev
[Top] [All Lists]

USAGI stable release

To: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: USAGI stable release
From: KANDA Mitsuru / 神田 充 <kanda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2002 22:34:15 +0900
Cc: usagi-core@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.8.1 (Something) SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.3 (Unebigoryōmae) APEL/10.3 Emacs/21.1 (i386-debian-linux-gnu) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)
A Happy New Year!

We are glad that we can announce the 3rd STABLE RELEASE of USAGI
(UniverSAl playGround for Ipv6)[1] product on January 1st, 2002. 
On this release, we provide ipv6 enhanced kernel (based on 
linux-2.2.20 and/or linux-2.4.13) and basic IPv6 libraries and
applications.

The improved features are listed below.

        - ICMPv6 Node Information Queries
        - Privacy Extensions (RFC 3041)(kernel-2.4 only)
        - IPv6 khttpd
        - Better source address selection
        - Per-device statistics for SNMP
        - IPv4/IPv6 socket binding on the same port
        - Dropping IPv6 packets with malicious address(es)
        - Enabling default route when IPv6 forwarding is enabled
        - Improving SO_REUSEADDR behavior
        - Fixing bugs in NDP(Neighbor Discovery Protocol)
        - Fixing bugs in Stateless Address Auto-configuration
        - Catching up and implementing RFC2553 / RFC2553bis APIs
          including IPV6_V6ONLY socket option
        - Catching up and implementing RFC2292 / RFC2292bis APIs
        - Making many basic applications IPv6 ready.

You can get our source codes from the following URL.
        <ftp://ftp.linux-ipv6.org/pub/usagi/stable/kit/>

We also provide our code in the form divided into the patch
against the main-line kernel and the tool.
        <ftp://ftp.linux-ipv6.org/pub/usagi/stable/splitted/>

We plan to provide the binary packages for some distributions.
They will appear under
        <ftp://ftp.linux-ipv6.org/pub/usagi/stable/packages/>
within several weeks.


We announce latest information via web.  Please check
our web site <http://www.linux-ipv6.org>.

We also manage the mailing list for USAGI users. 
If you have questions, please join the mailing list.
Comments and advises are also welcome on that mailing list.  
Please visit <http://www.linux-ipv6.org/ml/> for further
information.


Thanks.


About USAGI Project:

The USAGI Project is managed by volunteers and aims to provide better
IPv6 environment on Linux freely.  We are tightly collaborating with 
WIDE Project[2], KAME Project[3] and TAHI Project[4], and trying 
improving Linux kernel, IPv6 related libraries and IPv6 applications.  
Our products are released every two weeks and stable release several 
times a year.  Please check our web site <http://www.linux-ipv6.org>
for the latest detailed information.


References:

        [1] USAGI Project       <http://www.linux-ipv6.org>
        [2] WIDE Project        <http://www.wide.ad.jp>
        [3] KAME Project        <http://www.kame.net>
        [4] TAHI Project        <http://www.tahi.org>

-- 
USAGI Project <http://www.linux-ipv6.org>

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>
  • USAGI stable release, KANDA Mitsuru / 神田 充 <=