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RELEASE NOTES for NDisc6
version 0.7.3
=========================
$Id: NEWS 360 2006-10-08 17:19:23Z remi $

  There are no known issues at the moment.
Please report any problem by email at address :
rdenis (at) simphalempin (dot) com
Thanks for your help.

  You can find major changes since version 0.1.5 below. For more general
informations on this program, see README. For syntax details, read the
provided manual pages.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.7.3 : Minor features enhancement, major bug fixes

# traceroute6 won't stop at the first non-responsive hop anymore.
# traceroute6 can print hop limit of received packet with option -l.
# Support for resolving IDN (Internationalized Domain Names).

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.7.2 : Minor features enhancement

# rdisc6, ndisc6 and traceroute6 now drop root privilege at the very
  beginning of execution to prevent all kind of would-be local root
  compromise (in case of bug in the command line parsing code).
# FreeBSD build fixes.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.7.1 : Minor portability fixes

# Traffic class and routing header compatibility code for old libc
  (on Linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD).
# Fix clock_nanosleep availability detection.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.7.0 : Major feature enhancement

# nameinfo and addrinfo DNS resolver for scripting added.
# dnssort, simple sort script for DNS hostnames added.
# IPv6 "Type 0" (loose source) routing support for traceroute6.
# Outgoing interface selection with traceroute6 (even on non-Linux).
# Minor fixes for LP64 architectures (incl. AMD64).
# traceroute6 can skip IPv6 extension headers.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.8 : Major bug fixes

# Fix (very) incorrect duration and bandwidth result from tcpspray6.
# Support for specifying IPv6 Traffic Class with traceroute6.

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.7 : Minor security fix

# Check hop limit of incoming neighbor discovery packets (ndisc6, rdisc6).

============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.6 : Minor portability fixes

# FreeBSD compilation fix.

=============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.5 : Minor feature enhancement

# Use POSIX monotonic clock instead of the real-time clock

=============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.4 : Minor bug fixes

# Autoconf updates.
# Fix non-ASCII characters within manual pages.
# Debian packaging support.

=============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.3 : Minor bug fixes

# tcptraceroute6 handles parameters with white spaces correctly.
# Renamed traceroute6 to rltraceroute6 to avoid conflict with iputils.

=============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.2 : Major feature enhancement, minor security fixes

# Support for ICMPv6 Echo requests traceroute6.
# traceroute6 support for specifying UDP and ICMPv6 packets byte size
  (payload no longer has an empty payload by default).
# Support for sending ECN-setup SYN packets with tcptraceroute6.
# Support for selecting base UDP destination port with traceroute6.
# Support for selecting source port number with tcptraceroute6.
# Support for custom delay in-between each (tcp)traceroute6 probes.
# Sanitize raw socket file descriptors number before use.
# Fix symlink installation wrt DESTDIR (such as when packaging via RPM).

=============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.6.0 : Major feature enhancement, portability fixes

# Switch to the bloated autotools.
# rdisc6 and traceroute6 compile fixes for Solaris.
# ndisc6 fixes for BSD and Solaris.
# tcpspray6 Discard/Echo bandwidth metter added.

=============================================================================
TEST RELEASE 0.5.3 : Minor bug fixes

# Port (tcp)traceroute6 to BSD.
# Fix UDP traceroute6 regression from version 0.5.2.
# Handle ICMPv6 Parameter problem errors.

=============================================================================
TEST RELEASE 0.5.2 : Minor bug fixes

# Fix minor input buffer boundary check error.
# Fix detection of invalid hop limits on the command line.

=============================================================================
TEST RELEASE 0.5.1 : Minor feature enhancement

# Add traditional UDP traceroute to traceroute6 (formerly tcptraceroute6).
# tcptraceroute6 is now an alias for “traceroute6 -S”.
# Source address specification option for (tcp)traceroute6.
# TCP/ACK probes option for (tcp)traceroute6.
# Use a rather high source TCP port, dependant on PID.

=============================================================================
TEST RELEASE 0.5.0 : Major feature enhancement

# tcptraceroute6 was added to the package.

=============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.4.1 : Minor bugfixes

# rdisc6 can be compiled on FreeBSD.

=============================================================================
STABLE RELEASE 0.4.0 : Minor features enhancement, major security fix

# Print Source Link-Layer address in Router Advertisement if present.
# Check Prefix information option length properly in Router Adverts.
# Some spelling fixes.

=============================================================================
BETA RELEASE 0.3.0 : Major features enhancement (release cancelled)

# New --numeric option prevents DNS lookups.
# Removed some useless system calls.
# rdisc6 prints advertised link MTU.
# Milliseconds and infinite lifetimes reported properly as such.
# Don't print error messages multiple times.
# New --single option only prints the first advertisement with rdisc6.
# New --multiple option prints duplicate advertisements with ndisc6.

=============================================================================
BETA RELEASE 0.1.5 : Minor features enhancement

# Set appropriate ICMPv6 type filter (reduce CPU usage).

=============================================================================