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Date:	Thu, 13 Mar 2008 01:02:02 +0200
From:	Octavian Purdila <opurdila@...acom.com>
To:	Rémi Denis-Courmont <rdenis@...phalempin.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: question regarding (AF_INET6, SOCK_RAW, IPPROTO_RAW) sockets

On Wednesday 12 March 2008, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

>
> I am a bit confused here. Why would you use IPV6_PKTINFO with a
> network-layer raw socket? You have to write the IPv6 header anyway, so what
> useful additional infos would you the ancillary data contain?


Hi Rémi,

You are right. For some reason (the IPV4 case / man 7 raw) I though that 
IPV6_PKTINFO is implied when using IPPROTO_RAW but I see now that it is not 
required.

Thanks,
tavi
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