Re: [v6ops] IPv6 & iOS9 - interesting factoids in this Ars Technica post

Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se> Thu, 18 June 2015 18:33 UTC

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From: Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se>
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Subject: Re: [v6ops] IPv6 & iOS9 - interesting factoids in this Ars Technica post
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On Thu, 18 Jun 2015, Ross Chandler wrote:

> It would be nice if anyone can clarify if “Client supplies IPv4 address 
> Literal - OS synthesizes IPv6 address” is Apple’s way of saying they’ve 
> implemented 464xlat.

My take on this is "no". I believe they've implemented the heuristics of 
discovering the NAT64 prefix and do the "bump-in-the-API" approach to 
supporting IPv4 literals for their high-level APIs.

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Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike@swm.pp.se