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Re: PATCH to only announce RTM_NEWADDR once IPv6 DAD completes

In article <>,
Roy Marples  <> wrote:
>On 15/05/2013 14:15, wrote:
>>>You mean what happens when a conflict is detected?
>>>I'm not sure that generating DELADDR is the right thing to do as it
>>>does exist within the kernel.
>>>Maybe a new message, RTM_DUPADDR? That suffers from the same possible
>>>crash for badly written programs though.
>> Doesn't the tentative bit get passed in the rtm message? Why not pass
>> the full information to userland and let it do what it wishes?
>This is now what my latest patch does.
>Userland is responsible for checking the flags.

Greate, thanks!


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