Re: problem statement [was Re: New Version Notification for draft-hinden-ipv4flag-00.txt]

Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se> Tue, 21 November 2017 05:49 UTC

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From: Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se>
To: Nick Hilliard <nick@foobar.org>
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Subject: Re: problem statement [was Re: New Version Notification for draft-hinden-ipv4flag-00.txt]
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On Mon, 20 Nov 2017, Nick Hilliard wrote:

> It comes down where in your stack you want to put your hacks.  A sentry

Indeed. And I'd rather put this hack in IPv6, as it requires adding code 
to configure and send an additional RA option compared to requiring a 
complete IPv4 stack and DHCPv4 code to send some option there.

In 5-10 years, I might not want an IPv4 stack in a lot of network 
equipment.

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Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike@swm.pp.se