Subject: Re: faith(4) thoughts
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/20/2002 07:13:54
>>I've been thinking about setting up a v6-to-v4 gateway, somewhat akin
>>to what faith(4)/faithd(8) provide. However, I want it to be
>>This means (a) a way to bind a listening TCP socket without specifying
>>a port and (b) a way to bind a socket to just the /96 corresponding to
>>the mapped address space. (Actually, (b) is unnecessary if I'm willing
>>to give up on all ordinary incoming v6 connections to the machine, but
> basically, faith(4) is used for tagging packets to be grabbed by
> IPV6_FAITH sockets. if we can tag traffic by other means, we can
> grab these traffic. my preference is to have some packet filter
> directive to mark traffic, and avoid tweaking pcb layer.
err, i don't like tweaking pcb layer for "any port" bind(2) support,
hence the above does not satisfy your requirement...