On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 10:50:26AM +0100, Jeroen Ruigrok/Asmodai wrote:
> -On [20010316 10:43], Eugene Polovnikov ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
Hello, Engene!
Hope you are doing well!  :-)

> >Please, review the following PR: 
> >http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=25847
> >
> >Same patch is in the attach.
> Just a question,
> the gif interface now part of the system does tunneling as well in as
> much the same way as nos-tun does.  Does gif work for the multihomed
> case?  [I'll otherwise when not getting any responses dig up the answer
> myself.]
Yes, gif(4) works the same way, and multihomed enabled (see gifconfig(8)),
with the exception that it always uses the IPPROTO_IPV4 (protocol 4) for
encapsulating of IPv4 payload.

> I ask this because it serves no purpose having an IPv4-only [as far as
> my knowledge goes] tunnel application, whilst we have a more flexible
> new solution present.
I fully agree.

> Translated, does gif do what nos-tun can do and more?  Yes?  Let's rip
> out nos-tun and support the other well maintained solution.
Except that it does not allow to use proto 94 (the default for nos-tun).

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