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Re: IPv6 fragmentation and IPv6 header parsing

To: Imran Patel <ipatel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IPv6 fragmentation and IPv6 header parsing
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 13:38:39 +0200
Cc: Brad Chapman <kakadu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <003801c11b15$4fb35320$4d61a4ca@zombie>; from ipatel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 11:07:58AM +0530
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On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 11:07:58AM +0530, Imran Patel wrote:

> 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.

You forget real world.  I bet ISPs will continue to only give a single IPv6
address to their dialup customers, so masquerading will stay ...

  Ralf

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