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Re: IPv6 fragmentation and IPv6 header parsing

To: "Brad Chapman" <kakadu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Alexey Kuznetsov" <kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IPv6 fragmentation and IPv6 header parsing
From: "Imran Patel" <ipatel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 11:07:58 +0530
Cc: <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <200107312208.CAA00330@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
> >    I am currently completing a port of the Netfilter connection
> > tracking subsystem from IPv4 to IPv6. Most of the features in this
> > port are complete, except for fragment handling,
>
> This is the last thing to complete transition from IPv6 back
> to IPv4 wickedness. :-)

On the contrary, it might be useful for transition from IPv4 to IPv6 ;-)
IPv6 connection tracking is useful for NAT-PT. However, other options on top
of IPv6 conntrack like masquerading, v6-v6 NAT, etc look useless and silly.

imran






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