Re: inet increment w/ int8

From: Douglas McNaught
Subject: Re: inet increment w/ int8
Date: ,
Msg-id: m2d5rihsw5.fsf@Douglas-McNaughts-Powerbook.local
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In response to: Re: inet increment w/ int8  (Bruce Momjian)
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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", )

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.

-Doug



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