Friday, 30 December 2016

Re: Using the dummy0 interface for a local-only service to be broadcasted by Avahi

On 12/30/2016 12:15 PM, Till Kamppeter wrote:
>>> If dealing with IPv6 link-local becomes too much of a pain, you can
>> still go the ULA way and generate a random ULA address that you add to
>> your ippusbxd interface which will then work without needing the
>> interface name or interface id suffix.
>>
>
> Thank you very much, I will look into the random ULA address solution.
>

On the page

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unique_local_address

it is said one should create a ULA address space with a pseudo-random
prefix according to RFC 4193 (https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4193,
section 3.2.2). Is there readily available C code for this, for example
a library function?

Till


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