[v6ops] Status of CLAT implementation on iPhone? (IPv4 apps on IPv6-only PDP type)

Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> Mon, 23 February 2015 12:38 UTC

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Subject: [v6ops] Status of CLAT implementation on iPhone? (IPv4 apps on IPv6-only PDP type)
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Hello participants to v6ops WG,

What is the status of a CLAT implementation on iPhone?  Any hint in that
direction?

I am asking because in private conversation I have noticed doubts about
this being done.  Or, since the iPhone relies on a bsd derivative,
it would be technically feasible to implement CLAT on it; it is nothing
more than some iptables address translation plus a bit of python
scripting in case.

(CLAT is needed by some IPv4 apps to continue working on a smartphone
  connected solely with an IPv6-only PDP type).

Alex