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RFC 4584, "Extension to Sockets API for Mobile IPv6", July 2006

Source of RFC: mip6 (int)
See Also: RFC 4584 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 52
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Alfred Hoenes
Date Reported: 2006-08-12
Verifier Name: Samita Chakrabarti
Date Verified: 2006-08-14

Section 4.6 says:

   IPv6 Neighbor Discovery changes are also defined in
   <netinet/icmp6.h>.

      New 'Home Agent' flag in router advertisement:  #define
      ND_RA_FLAG_HOMEAGENT   0x20  /* Home Agent flag in RA */

      New Router flag with prefix information of the home agent:
      #define  ND_OPT_PI_FLAG_ROUTER  0x20  /* Router flag in PI */
 
   As per the Mobile IPv6 specification [2], Section 7.2, a Home Agent
   MUST include at least one prefix option with the Router Address (R)
   bit set.  Advanced Socket API [1] defines data structure for prefix
   option as follows:

It should say:

   IPv6 Neighbor Discovery changes are also defined in
   <netinet/icmp6.h>.

   New 'Home Agent' flag in router advertisement:
 
      #define  ND_RA_FLAG_HOMEAGENT   0x20  /* Home Agent flag in RA */

   New Router flag with prefix information of the home agent:
 
      #define  ND_OPT_PI_FLAG_ROUTER  0x20  /* Router flag in PI */

   As per the Mobile IPv6 specification [2], Section 7.2, a Home Agent
   MUST include at least one prefix option with the Router Address (R)
   bit set.  The Advanced Socket API [1] defines a data structure for
   the prefix option as follows:

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