Options that contain options that contain options

David W. Hankins dhankins at isc.org
Fri Oct 29 21:26:04 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 09:58:39AM +0200, teemu.savolainen at nokia.com wrote:
> By the way, on the DHCPv6 client side I also had some trouble to find the
> data structure that stores the DHCPv6 server's/relay's link local address
> (that information is needed to add routes towards that address). I found
> the address at "packet->client_addr" field, which does not sound too
> descriptive for me:) But I assume it is because that field of the packet
> structure is usually only used by the DHCPv6 server?

Yes, that's correct, the IO system is written from the server's point
of view even though it is used by client, relay, and server all.

David W. Hankins	"If you don't do it right the first time,
Software Engineer		     you'll just have to do it again."
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.		-- Jack T. Hankins
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