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Re: IPv6 routing /48s

  • From: Niels Bakker
  • Date: Tue Nov 25 20:23:33 2008

* [email protected] (Mark Andrews) [Wed 26 Nov 2008, 01:55 CET]:
In message <[email protected]>, Niels Bakker writes:
* [email protected] (Tony Hain) [Wed 26 Nov 2008, 01:03 CET]:
In any case, content providers can avoid the confusion if they simply put up
a local 6to4 router alongside their 2001:: prefix, and populate DNS with
both. Longest match will cause 2001:: connected systems to chose that dst,
while 6to4 connected systems will chose 2002:: as the dst. There is no need
Huh? Longest match done by web browsers and other applications? Since when?
FreeBSD 6 has is as part of the standard getaddrinfo() implementation.

I don't see that do any differentiation between 2001::/32, 2002::/16 and 2000::/8; only between IPv6-mapped IPv4 addresses and various interface/link/site-local addresses. And even that function has a big
* XXX: we should standardize the functions and link them as standard
* library.
warning stuck on top of it

-- Niels.