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Re: Bug#884641: ITP: lwip -- small implementation of the TCP/IP protocol suite




On Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:12:36 +0100, Samuel Thibault
<sthibault@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Package: wnpp
>Severity: wishlist
>Owner: Samuel Thibault <sthibault@xxxxxxxxxx>
>
>* Package name    : lwip
>  Version         : 2.0.3
>  Upstream Author : Adam Dunkels <adam@xxxxxxx>
>                    Leon Woestenberg <leon.woestenberg@xxxxxxx>
>* URL             : http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/lwip/
>* License         : BSD
>  Programming Lang: C
>  Description     : small independent implementation of the TCP/IP protocol suite
>
>lwIP is a small independent implementation of the TCP/IP protocol
>suite that has been developed by Adam Dunkels at the Computer and
>Networks Architectures (CNA) lab at the Swedish Institute of Computer
>Science (SICS).
>
>The focus of the lwIP TCP/IP implementation is to reduce the RAM usage
>while still having a full scale TCP. This making lwIP suitable for use
>in embedded systems with tens of kilobytes of free RAM and room for
>around 40 kilobytes of code ROM.
>
>It can be used as a maintained user-land TCP/IP stack.

The description should mention which version of IP is supported. While
IPv6 support has been mandatory for a decade, IPv6 not being mentioned
suggests (at least to me) that only the legacy IPv4 protocol is
supported.

Greetings
Marc
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