Re: [rrg] RRG to hibernation

"Christian Huitema" <huitema@huitema.net> Sat, 08 December 2012 05:37 UTC

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> On 12/5/12 6:09 PM, Tony Li wrote:
> > Should apps have to know that the infrastructure has changed and that the
> active interface now has a different L3 name?

Generally, no, albeit I am pretty sure that the apps that depend on NAT/firewall traversal do keep extensive data about the state of the network.

But most other apps are content to treat rare and weird network events as failures, and simply run through whatever reconnection process they have for the general failure case.