[Openswan dev] Error building klips-ipv6 (missing include?)
harald at a-little-linux-box.at
Mon Oct 11 15:44:16 EDT 2010
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 02:42:28PM -0400, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> | From: Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com>
> | I have been working a bit on the listen code, and I was considering an
> | option to just listen to ANY. I am not sure what the history was of not
> | listening on all IP's whenever they become available to the system.
> | Perhaps Hugh or Hugh can sched some light on that?
> Off the top of my head, I can vaguely recollect two issues:
> - we want control of which interfaces are used. The only way was to
> control the IP addresses
Hmmmm you mean for NETKEY? Because the interfaces= lines for KLIPS do work?
> - we want to know the inbound IP address on each packet. recvfrom
> doesn't give you that, so we nail down which IP by only accepting
> a specified IP address on each socket. So we have to know the IP
Well if we specify an IP which is not bound yet wouldn't we be able to check
in the main loop of pluto if/when this IP "arrives"?
> Note: there seems to be something newish called recvfromto that is now
> half supported in the code, controlled by HAVE_UDPFROMTO. But that
> code currently ignores to "to" that recvfromto returns.
I guess with maintaining backward compatibility it won't be easy to use this
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