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Re^4: Net::Ping IPv6 Support

by tlhackque (Acolyte)
on Feb 11, 2013 at 12:14 UTC ( #1018130=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Net::Ping IPv6 Support
in thread Net::Ping IPv6 Support

Sorry to see no progress. Perhaps this will help (I added it to the CPAN bug report):

With respect to the questions about the patch:

A quick search turns up the source for ping6 at http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/sbin/ping6/ping6.c?rev=1.81&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&only_with_tag=MAIN

Checksum:

The header checksum field is initialized to zero, but not computed - I assume (but haven't dug in) that sendmsg computes.

Source address:

When no explicit interface is bound, the source address is determined by indirectly consulting the routing tables - a UDP socket is connect()ed and getsockname() called. Look for the code under if (!(options & F_SRCADDR))

Hope this helps.

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