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Re: [PATCH] [NET]: Fix deletion of local addresses only varying in prefi

To: Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [NET]: Fix deletion of local addresses only varying in prefix length
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2005 11:59:11 +1100
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On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 01:29:10AM +0100, Thomas Graf wrote:
> 
> I've been thinking about this since yesterday and the best solution I
> came up so far is to encode it in one of the yet unused bits in
> the prefixlength field. After all we're only using 5bits of it. What
> i'm thinking of in particular is to encode it as in 1 bit wildcard
> flag 5 bits prefix length.

That's sound fine as long as we treat the current ip(8) prefix length
as a wild card.

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