Subject: Re: ipip and gif
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
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*
eight :).

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