Re: IPv6 routing /48s

From: Niels Bakker (niels=)
Date: Tue Nov 25 2008 - 20:23:26 EST

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    * (Mark Andrews) [Wed 26 Nov 2008, 01:55 CET]:
    > In message <>, Niels Bakker writes:
    >> * (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.

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