IPV6_RECVPKTINFO not working for IPv4-mapped addresses on Linux?

Benedikt Stockebrand bs at stepladder-it.com
Fri Jan 24 14:13:13 CET 2014

Hi Gert and list,

Gert Doering <gert at space.net> writes:

> RFC 2292 / 3542 talk about the socket API extentions to get IPv6 destination
> addresses (IPV6_RECVPKTINFO), so with that and a bit of source code reading,
> you can figure out how it works for IPv4 (I haven't found actual docs for
> that yet).

I still consider Stevens/Fenner/Rudoff (Unix Network Programming, Vol.1,
Third Edition) the my personal favourite, especially when it comes to
making sure that code is portable.  Chapter 22 covers the destination
address issue.



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