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SubjectRe: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:
> <qoute RFC 1122>
> 2.3.2 Address Resolution Protocol -- ARP
>
> 2.3.2.1 ARP Cache Validation
>
> An implementation of the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
> [LINK:2] MUST provide a mechanism to flush out-of-date cache
> entries. If this mechanism involves a timeout, it SHOULD be
> possible to configure the timeout value.
>
> ...
>
> [LINK:2] "An Ethernet Address Resolution Protocol," D. Plummer, RFC-826,
> November 1982.
>
> </quote>
>

Please read carefully what you have quoted:
It says: *An* implementation... and then goes on with a citation of RFC 826.
A simple citation does not make a valid standard yet. It just refers to it
as an example for this specific issue. That's all.

-- Roman

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