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RFC 3032, "MPLS Label Stack Encoding", January 2001

Source of RFC: mpls (rtg)
See Also: RFC 3032 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 982
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Stephane Bortzmeyer
Date Reported: 2007-05-18
Verifier Name: Adrian Farrel
Date Verified: 2011-01-28

Section 2.3.2 says:

      Since an ICMP message is never sent as a result of receiving an ICMP
      message,

It should say:

      Since an ICMP message is never sent as a result of receiving an ICMP
      error message,

Notes:

As explained in RFC 1122 section 3.2.2 :

An ICMP error message MUST NOT be sent as the result of
receiving:

* an ICMP error message, or

Clearly, ICMP messages *are* sent in responce to other ICMP messages. For example, during ping processing an ICMP echo-reply message is generated as
the result of an echo-request message.

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