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Date:	Tue, 03 Jun 2008 01:48:19 +0900 (JST)
From:	YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 
	<yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org>
To:	brian.haley@...com
Cc:	shanwei@...fujitsu.com, davem@...emloft.net,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] IPv6: fix bug when specifying the non-exist
 outgoing interface

In article <20080603.014604.26891059.yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> (at Tue, 03 Jun 2008 01:46:04 +0900 (JST)), YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> says:

> In article <20080603.014105.73332390.yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> (at Tue, 03 Jun 2008 01:41:05 +0900 (JST)), YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org> says:
> 
> > In article <48441C82.1070609@...com> (at Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:14:58 -0400), Brian Haley <brian.haley@...com> says:
> > 
> > > Shan Wei wrote:
> > > >   When specifying the outgoing interface with sendmsg, if the ipi6_addr is 
> > > > the unspecified address and the ipi6_ifindex is the not-exist interface, 
> > > > it should be fail and the errno should be set ENODEV.
> > > >   Actually, it does well(sendmsg returns on success ), because the kernel 
> > > > don't check the interface。
> > > 
> > > This patch changes this code path to be different than most others that 
> > > completely ignore the device for the unspecified address - for example 
> > > inet6_bind() and rawv6_bind().  Those paths only care about the device 
> > > for a link-local address, so I don't think this patch is correct.
> > 
> > Semantics are different.  sin6_scope_id is valid ifindex only if
> > the scope is  link-local (Note: scope-id is scope-specific; 
> > for example, for "site-local" addresses, the values cannot be
> > directly mapped onto ifindex space).  On the other hand, ipi6_ifindex
> > is always effective even if the source address is global.
> 
> 2 things:
> - Check if ifindex is valid is always needed, anyway.

> - Check for valid address ipv6_chk_addr() should not device-specific
                                                   ~~~delete this
>   if the destination (or source) is link-local (or multicast, maybe).

--yoshfuji

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