[OpenAFS] OpenAFS ipv6 migration path

chas williams - CONTRACTOR chas@cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Mon, 20 Aug 2012 11:12:19 -0400

On Fri, 17 Aug 2012 22:00:55 -0500
Troy Benjegerdes <hozer@hozed.org> wrote:

> 1) implement a header-file or library based approach to abstract all
> use of IPv4 addresses to an opaque 32 bit identifier.

at this point you might as well convert the ipv4 address to a struct
sockaddr.  why invent yet another abstraction -- there already is one.
this would be one (huge) step toward ipv6 (or whatever protocol you
want to run rx over).