[ipv6hackers] Linux atomic fragment support in reassembly.c

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Sat Oct 6 18:15:30 CEST 2012

On 10/06/2012 06:08 PM, Loganaden Velvindron wrote:
> Going through the git logs doesn't reveal any changes related to
> atomic fragment support.
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git;a=history;f=net/ipv6/reassembly.c;h=da8a4e301b1b04ec5d8d0d7aa042a328c986e1d9;hb=HEAD
> However, checking fernando's slides reveals it does.

Nope. Linux was already implementing
draft-ietf-6man-ipv6-atomic-fragments (don't really know "since when").

What Linux *did* patch in response to our I-D was their Fragment
Identification generator (predictable -> unpredictable).

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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