IP identifier field for linux UDP/IP equals zero??!

Matthew Moyle-Croft mmc at mmc.com.au
Thu May 15 13:35:33 CST 2003


> To be quite fair to Alan, even though it's a moot point (as explained
> by Mark), the language "must" is clearly defined and leaves no doubt
> that the behaviour he reported contravenes RFC791.

I disagree.  As I noted earlier Alan quoted selectively - the paragraph he 
quoted had a line at the start which says

"The identification field is used to distinguish the fragments of one
    datagram from those of another. "

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