bin/84106: inet_pton(AF_INET6, ....) seems too permissive
mi+kde at aldan.algebra.com
Wed Jul 27 13:10:13 GMT 2005
The following reply was made to PR bin/84106; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Mikhail Teterin <mi+kde at aldan.algebra.com>
To: Hajimu UMEMOTO <ume at freebsd.org>
Cc: "Mikhail T." <mi at aldan.algebra.com>, FreeBSD-gnats-submit at freebsd.org,
standards at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: bin/84106: inet_pton(AF_INET6, ....) seems too permissive
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 09:03:27 -0400
On Wednesday 27 July 2005 06:42 am, Hajimu UMEMOTO wrote:
= mi> 1:2:3:4:5:6:7::8
= mi> or
= mi> 1:2:3:4:5:6::7:8
= mi> inet_pton should reject (return 0) both of these addresses.
= No, I don't think so. I cannot see such restriction in RFC 2373 2.2
= Text Representation of Addresses. Isn't it a problem of NSPR's
I thought, 8 positions is the most an IPv6 address can have. This
strings have 9, don't they?
I don't know :-) But the NSPR maintainer thinks, this is a bug:
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