Re: [HACKERS] Re: inet/cidr/bind

From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih(at)nhh(dot)no>
To: darcy(at)druid(dot)net (D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain)
Cc: paul(at)vix(dot)com (Paul A Vixie), pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: inet/cidr/bind
Date: 1998-10-11 19:55:45
Message-ID: 86pvby7u0u.fsf@athene.nhh.no
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darcy(at)druid(dot)net (D'Arcy J.M. Cain) writes:

> I have another question. What is the point of "used?" Can't I just
> assume 4 octets for ipv4 and 6 for ipv6? Can I set it to NULL if I
> don't care about the value?

Not an answer to your question, but IPV6 does not use 6 byte
addresses; they are 16 bytes long.

-tih
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