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Re: ip6addrctl(8) support

On Wed, 16 Nov 2011 10:40:36 +0700
Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost> wrote:

> There has to be a better way for source addr selection than that, and
> better than 3484 (which is truly ancient these days really).

Until we have such a better way, would anyone be opposed to adding the
net.inet6.ip6.prefer_tempaddr from Kame? Or is there another way to use
temporary addresses that I failed to find?

> I had some students do a version (that used sysctl for config, rather
> than yet another magic ioctl and magic program to use it) a year or
> two ago - unfortunately they never quite finished it to the stage where
> it could be usefully used (or distributed) and they graduated and went
> away, so ...   But it was both simpler, and more general, than 3484
> (particularly in allowing applications to select preferred address types,
> not just based upon prefix, which is mostly a truly ugly way to attempt
> to select source addresses.)

Myabe it should be on the NetBSD projects page?

kind regards

> kre

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