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Re: IPV6_HOPOPTS

Subject: Re: IPV6_HOPOPTS
From: root <insel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 10:22:58 +0100
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxx
References: <200111100536.IAA00423@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <3BEF7BD3.C6DAB8F8@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20011112173936T.yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxx>
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sorry for being so obstinate:


> > RFC2292 provides a way of accessing these options and to add new ones to
> > the ipv6-kernel-stack so there should be a way to get them out of the
> > kernel-space with somekind of advanced API, maybe I'am wrong???
> 
> IPV6_HOPOPTS is only for source / destination nodes.
> We cannot use it at intermediate nodes.
We cannot use, not even intercept them at intermediate nodes?

But why and whats the difference to IPV6_DSTOPTS then??

... axel

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