IPv6 patch for BSD/KAME

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Mon Jun 25 16:04:29 EDT 2007

Thomas Schilling wrote:

> Yes, that would indeed be the cleanest solution, since that patch 
> actually accesses internal data structures which may change add any 
> time.

I doubt they'll change any time :-)  All of those APIs have been stable 
for a long time.

> I wonder, though, if it would hurt performance if accesses were 
> changed byte-based.

Very probably, but it's such a non-performance-related area of the code 
that I don't think you could measure the difference without a very 
special-case microbenchmark.


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