Re: [mpls] Last Call: <draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-ipv6-14.txt> (Updates to LDP for IPv6) to Proposed Standard

Mark Tinka <mark.tinka@seacom.mu> Sun, 21 December 2014 16:02 UTC

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Subject: Re: [mpls] Last Call: <draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-ipv6-14.txt> (Updates to LDP for IPv6) to Proposed Standard
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On Friday, December 19, 2014 04:14:17 PM Aissaoui, Mustapha 
(Mustapha) wrote:

> Indeed the reason I raised the issue in the summer was to
> make sure we do not disrupt existing LDPv4 deployments
> and that we do not need to upgrade a LDPv4 node which
> does not comply to this LDPv6 spec. So, both proposed
> methods put the onus on the LDPv6 compliant node to
> automatically detect a router which is not compliant to
> LDPv6 such that it will not send to that node LDP IPv6
> FECs and IPv6 addresses.
> 
> From that perspective, the draft now addressed the issue.
> My latest message was raising concerns about the
> specific method added to the draft and by which the
> LDPv6 compliant LSR goes about addressing the issue.
> 
> I hope this clarifies the situation.

Thanks, Mustapha.

Mark.