Subject: Re: no v4, slip this time
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 07/17/2002 12:30:09
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:
> >> It would be pretty much a no-brainer to extend SLIP to handle IPv6;
> >> it could even be done compatibly (in that the same line could handle
> >> v4 and v6 intermixed).
> > slip wire protocol does not have any indication of protocol being
> > exchanged, so it is only for IPv4.
> That is precisely what I intend to fix, and if anyone else had done
> likewise, I wnated to at least consider doing it compatibly.
You could just switch on the IP type number.
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org
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