[ovs-dev] [RFC PATCH 0/7] IPv6 userspace tunnel support code

Pravin Shelar pshelar at nicira.com
Tue Oct 13 21:40:42 UTC 2015


On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 3:09 PM, Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo
<cascardo at redhat.com> wrote:
> This patchset introduces IPv6 support on some of the code used by userspace
> tunneling, including routing tables, ARP (now also Neighbor Discovery) spoofing
> and tunnel ports.
>
> Most of it uses the strategy of storing IPv4 addresses as IPv4-mapped IPv6
> addresses. I am sending this as an RFC to check if that's okay to move forward
> with that.
>
> Please, send your comments. I included my Sign-off in case it's good enough for
> inclusion. So far, this patchset does not affect either IPv4 or IPv6 tunneling
> support, but it's necessary work for IPv6, which I am working on.
>
> I used some of the previous work by Jiri Benc, and I am working on some of the
> other code he posted last May.
>
> Thanks.
> Cascardo.
>
> Jiri Benc (2):
>   lib: add ipv6 helper functions
>   netlink: helper functions for ipv6 address in netlink attrs
>
> Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo (5):
>   tnl-ports: Include tnl-ports.h as first header.
>   Provide functions to work with IPv4-mapped IPv6 addresses.
>   route: support IPv6 and use IPv4-mapped addresses
>   tnl-arp-cache: add IPv6 Neighbor Discovery support
>   tnl-ports: add IPv6 support
>
I pushed last three patches to master.

Thanks,
Pravin.



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