What does #ffff## in xauth do (apart from breaking my X forwarding...)

James Cloos cloos at jhcloos.com
Mon May 25 14:06:36 PDT 2009

I wonder whether this is an artifact of ipv4 packets to/from an ipv6
interface, where v4 addresses map to v6 addresses in ::ffff:/96 and
therefore have the form « ::ffff:a.b.c.d ».

Just speculating,

James Cloos <cloos at jhcloos.com>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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