--On Wednesday, August 29, 2001 01:29:05 PM +0900 "YOSHIFUJI Hideaki
/ ?$B5HF#1QL@?(B" <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In article
> <OFD37C568E.651E2939-ON88256AB6.00832300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (at Tue,
> 28 Aug 2001 16:58:31 -0700), "David Stevens" <dlstevens@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> This is a patch to join the "all routers" multicast group when
>> forwarding is turned on for an interface, and to leave it when
>> forwarding is turned off.
> being applied. thanks.
> BTW, ip6_forward() in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c checks
> ipv6_devconf.forwarding only.
> It seems we should check idev_of_input_device->cnf.forwarding,
Attention: afaik there are different meanings of this switch
"per device" has different meaning than "per IPv6" on setting.
Forwarding switching per device is currently not implemented, control
has another meaning (sets isRouter on advertisements).