Re: [v6ops] Interesting problems with using IPv6

Fernando Gont <fernando@gont.com.ar> Tue, 09 September 2014 04:12 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Interesting problems with using IPv6
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On 09/08/2014 06:59 PM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>>
>> See: draft-pashby-magma-simplify-mld-snooping-01
> 
> OK, but I would also like to understand why we require
> MLD messages for a Solicited-Node multicast address to
> set Router Alert.

Because in theory the multicast router needs to process the MLD message
to build its forwarding table....  -- or are you arguing that since the
Dst Addr "includes" the router, the router should process the MLD
message anyway?

Thanks,
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Fernando Gont
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