Subject: Re: ipip and gif
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/18/2000 10:29:38
> after looking at PR 9920, I'm wondering what should we do about
> pseudo-device ipip and gif. they are almost identical in
> functionality (when tunnelling IPv4 into IPv4).
indeed, since i'm not using ipv6 much yet, i was rather surprised that
gre *didn't* do what ipip does simply by use of another mode. in
fact...since there are three link# flags for the interface, gre should
be able to do eight different encapsulations (not that there *are*
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