Subject: Re: more notes on gre
To: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rui Paulo <email@example.com>
Date: 08/27/2006 01:40:36
On Aug 26, 2006, at 7:53 PM, David Young wrote:
> This work may be a springboard for a Teredo developer, since Teredo
> uses UDP to tunnel IPv6 packets through NAT firewalls. I do not
> working on Teredo, myself.
> While I was testing for regressions, I found that some bogus pointer
> arithmetic has always kept gre's Mobile IP mode from working. I fixed
> that, but I could only test one gre(4) against another gre(4).
> There's no
> telling if it interoperates with anything. Maybe the feature should
> go away.
> I noticed that gre(4) is missing both the capability to tunnel
> packets, and the capability to tunnel through v6 networks. The latter
> should be easy to add. The former will be more difficult. Maybe this
> will be somebody's project on a rainy day.
Yes, that's me.
-- Rui Paulo