Subject: Re: random ip_id must be configurable
To: None <>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/16/2003 11:10:28
> > 	if dns clients are different process, they would use the different UDP
> > 	source port for #1 and #2, so there's no problem.
> > 	otherwise, res_send() checks if the question section of query matches
> > 	the reply, so there's no big confusion (id check happens beforehand,
> > 	so that could affect the end result).
> This is good to know.  However, I'm still sceptical that there may be
> other problems with the generator in it's current form.  Is this also
> safe with the generators usage in RPC xid's and TCP ids?

	we don't use it for TCP.  wrt RPC, i'm not sure.

	niels, what is the reason for adding seed2?