[radvd-devel-l] radvd fix for linux

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Mon Oct 25 16:39:49 EDT 2004

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Craig, Dave wrote:
> There appears to be a small problem with the parser that gets link-local
> devices from /proc/net/if_inet6. Though, the kernel formats the device
> index as a two digit, zero-filled hexadecimal value, it will print more
> when the device index is greater than 255. Radvd does not start up, if
> it is configured with a network for those devices because it cannot find
> the device index matching the device name.
> Please consider applying the attached patch to relax the parser to match
> arbitrary hexadecimal values because the kernel stores the device index
> as a 32-bit integer.

Thank you for spotting and contributing this case, Dave.  I applied 
the patch.

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