IPv6 Type 0 Routing Header issues

Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino itojun at itojun.org
Wed Apr 25 15:44:19 CEST 2007

> > ... The problems of routing header type 0 well know by the community since
> > long time. This has been documented for more than 2-3 years know (raised 4
> > years ago). Are there any consensus, that type 0 routing header should be
> > deprecated? ...
> yes.  nobody anywhere still thinks that this is necessary for any purpose.
> (if noone within the sound of my voice disagrees, then you have your proof.)
> ((i just wish i'd had the guts to turn it off on f-root BEFORE the cansecwest
> presentation, so that we would not have been such a convenient example.))

	i heard that, in some of peering agreement contract, traceroute -g
	(something that works like routing header type 0) is needed (for
	debugging or make sure the peer is not cheating.

	to make them happy, we need secure version of rthdr0 which supports
	such use and no bad sideeffect (with new type, like routing header
	type 7).


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