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Submit #2774

[PATCH] remove check for outdated rfc2374

Added by gpr almost 3 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
Networking
Target version:
Start date:
01/20/2015
Due date:
% Done:

0%


Description

DragonFlyBSD ipv6 code contains check for "aggregatable unicast address" (rfc2374), which is obsoleted by rfc3587. Hence the patch, which removes this check. FreeBSD also does not have this check.

rfc2374_remove.patch View (738 Bytes) gpr, 01/20/2015 06:47 AM

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Revision cb5fc3e6 (diff)
Added by Sepherosa Ziehau almost 3 years ago

inet6: Remove detecting of aggregatable unicast address (RFC2374).

It has been deprecated for a long time.

Submitted-by: gpr
Dragonfly-bug: 2774

History

#1 Updated by gpr almost 3 years ago

gpr wrote:
> DragonFlyBSD ipv6 code contains check for "aggregatable unicast address" (rfc2374), which is obsoleted by rfc3587. Hence the patch, which removes this check. FreeBSD also does not have this check.

This bug can be seen in logs by the following lines:
nd6_ra_input: invalid prefixlen 52 for rfc2374 prefix 2001:19f0:0300:4000::, ignored

Due to this bug, ipv6 in DragonFlyBSD does not work in some configuration (where prefixlen for received RA's does not equal to 64)

#2 Updated by gpr almost 3 years ago

  • Subject changed from remove check for outdated rfc2374 to [PATCH] remove check for outdated rfc2374

#3 Updated by tuxillo over 2 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Submit
  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Assignee set to sepherosa
  • Target version set to 4.2.x

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