[ipv6hackers] Windows 7/2008 R2 Improved Resilliency to IPv6 Floods

Mark Smith markzzzsmith at yahoo.com.au
Thu Apr 18 08:45:28 CEST 2013

----- Original Message -----
> From: Marc Heuse <mh at mh-sec.de>
> To: IPv6 Hackers Mailing List <ipv6hackers at lists.si6networks.com>
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> Sent: Monday, 15 April 2013 5:19 PM
> Subject: Re: [ipv6hackers] Windows 7/2008 R2 Improved Resilliency to IPv6 Floods
> On 15.04.2013 05:24, Jim Small wrote:
>>>  In my mind, that's a poor tradeoff. I would much rather have seen 
> MS
>>>  implement happy eyeballs. It would have much greater overall benefit,
>>>  and none of the drawbacks.


> About the happy eyeballs technique - is there a simple best practice
> code published somewhere that is cross platform? That would be very
> helpful to point to and encourage developers to implement instead.

Mark Andrews' code (threads, poll and select based) might qualify, and has quite a liberal license:



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