[tor-dev] Tor AF independence patch - first big step to Tor IPv6
jeroen at unfix.org
Mon Jun 20 21:54:44 UTC 2011
On 2011-06-20 23:22 , Nick Mathewson wrote:
> Do you remember which git checkout it was? I can't find one that it
> applies cleanly to.
I am too much of a git noob, but:
git status reveals:
# On branch master
# Your branch is behind 'origin/master' by 142 commits, and can be
How to get the current md5/hash out is eehmmm, help!? :)
Nevertheless, I can just take the patch and apply it to a check out and
then I can make it match cleanly against the current master again.
See also the point at the end.
>> A question there also becomes, do we want to show a Tor node as separate
>> IPv4 and IPv6 routers, or are they to be seen as one, if it is one, we
>> require the above ORMultiport, so that we can have multiple IP addresses
>> and ports on a single node.
> It's one router; it has to be. After all, it needs to be able
[from the follow-up mail]
> After all, every IPv6-enabled router needs to be able to connect to
> IPv4 and IPv6 addresses both, or else there will be two completely
> separate networks, which would be bad for anonymity.
Good point, but we need to settle on how to cleanly handle this.
>> And maybe, it could be useful to have a special branch on torproject's
>> git server for this, as it is quite a bit of patch ;)
> This should definitely get a git repository someplace. In the future,
> if it's possible, please try to do stuff like this as a series of
> patches rather than as one huge patch. Stuff this big is hard to
> merge and hard to review.
Agree and point taken. I'll need to do a git crash course I guess ;)
> Some initial thoughts:
I'll get to these tomorrow after sleep ;)
> And that's it for my comments on v1 -- looks like a good beginning!
> Do you have time to clean this stuff up soon, or shall I start hacking
> on it? I'd like to get IPv6 support into 0.2.3.x if at all possible.
I'll work on this tomorrow:
- get it into a git repo
- reply&fix the initial points made above (the snipped stuff ;)
Then we can go for round two.
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