Subject: Re: no v4, slip this time
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
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
"Ask not what your country can force other people to do for you..."