Subject: Re: faith broken?
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From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 07/28/2002 16:16:39
>>> It seems to me that before upcalling through pr_input, about four
>>> lines from the end of ip6_input, m->m_pkthdr.rcvif should be set to
>>> deliverifp. Am I hallucinating, or is this really a bug?
>> it is not a bug.
> Then what use is the "faith" argument to in6_pcblookup_*? Without
> changing m_ptkhdr.rcvif, the test in tcp_input() that sets "faith"
> will never trip, [...]
...except I was reading the wrong source file, one old enough that it
was still checking rcvif->if_type == IFT_FAITH here.
So it is the bug I thought it was, except that it's been fixed in a way
I never would have expected: instead of keeping track of whether the
packet actually was faithed, it does a route lookup to see whether it
should have been.
My question then becomes, what is the deliverifp code still in
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