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Re: The netsec thread

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: The netsec thread
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 13:30:56 +0200
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Robert Pluim <address@hidden> writes:

> I found the bottom half of the implementation, and just wrote the top
> half.  Iʼm wondering if 'network-lookup-address-info' should just
> return 5/9 element vectors like 'network-interface-info' (for
> IPv4/IPv6), so that remembering to chop the port off the end becomes
> unnecessary.

Makes sense, I think.

> Tested only on macOS so far. It covers the localhost case because
> 'network-interface-list' returns the loopback interface, which is true
> on my GNU/Linux box as well. If thereʼs a platform where thatʼs not
> true we'll have to adjust the test.
> Robert
> 2019-07-29  Robert Pluim  <address@hidden>
>       * lisp/net/nsm.el (nsm-network-same-subnet): New function.  Checks
>       if an ip address is in the same subnet as another one.
>       (nsm-should-check): Use nsm-network-same-subnet to see if we're
>       connecting to a local subnet machine.  Remove checks for RFC1918 
> addresses.

OK; are you applying this to the netsec branch?

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