Re: inet increment w/ int8

From: Bruce Momjian
Subject: Re: inet increment w/ int8
Date: ,
Msg-id: 200505231555.j4NFt1o09103@candle.pha.pa.us
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In response to: Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Douglas McNaught)
Responses: Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Stephen Frost)
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inet increment w/ int8  ("Ilya A. Kovalenko", )
 Re: inet increment w/ int8  ("Ilya A. Kovalenko", )
 Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruce Momjian, )
  Re: inet increment w/ int8  ("Ilya A. Kovalenko", )
   Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruce Momjian, )
    Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Greg Stark, )
     Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruce Momjian, )
      Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Greg Stark, )
       Re: inet increment w/ int8  ("Ilya A. Kovalenko", )
        Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruno Wolff III, )
      Re: inet increment w/ int8  ("Ilya A. Kovalenko", )
    Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruno Wolff III, )
  Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Patrick Welche, )
 Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruce Momjian, )
  Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Douglas McNaught, )
   Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruce Momjian, )
    Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Stephen Frost, )
    Re: inet increment w/ int8  ("Sander Steffann", )

Douglas McNaught wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <> writes:
> 
> > I modified the TODO.  I think we only need an INT4.  I realize INT8
> > would be for IPV6 but I can't imagine a network that has more than INT4
> > hosts (not part of the network address).
> 
> Actually "increment the host address" isn't a well-defined concept for
> IPV6.  The "host" part of the address (if you're on an Ethernet) is
> generally the 64 bit MAC address.

So if the network card dies the machine has a new IPv6 address and you
just update your DNS?  Do you update your routing tables?

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