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(usagi-users 04058) Re: ping6 is sent out from wrong interface



On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 04:02:10PM +0900, Naohiro Ooiwa wrote:
> I'm not convinced yet.
> I don't think it's correct that kernel or ping6 arbitrarily decides outgoing interface.
> 
> Is this really an expected behaviour?
> Could you explain to me the reason of it, too?
> 
> I think the behavior should be similar to IPv4.
> 
> The following is my image. ipv6_dev_find() is an imaginary function, which
> finds the interface with a given source address.

RFC 3484 specify mechanisms for source address selection.
See http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3484.html#section-5

Cheers,
-- 
Yves-Alexis