Subject: Re: Router Alert
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Billy Mullins <email@example.com>
Date: 04/07/2000 09:54:34
In message <20000406231104.D12860@dhcp0.wlan.shagadelic.org>
with subject: 'Re: Router Alert'
Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 06, 2000 at 04:17:37PM -0400, Billy Mullins wrote:
> > Does anyone know if the IP Router Alert Option(RFC 2113) been implemented
> > in any of the NetBSD kernels? I've searched version 1.4.1 with no success
> > although it is possible that I have overlooked it.
> Not to my knowledge. Tho, having just read the RFC, looks pretty simple.
Yea, it's not a big change.
> I guess what we'd want to do is set an IP-specific socket option that
> causes ip_output() to include it in packets sent from that socket? The
> receiving end doesn't need to handle it...
> ...or do you mean "pay attention to it when NetBSD is in the role of
> a router"? :-)
It seems most of the dates in the networking code haven't changed
in several years. How much of the implementation has changed,
since say around '96?