[ipv6calc] mac -> ipv6 conversion with ipv6calc

Peter Bieringer pb at bieringer.de
Fri Mar 29 20:58:17 CET 2013

Hi Vladimir,

Am 29.03.2013 13:23, schrieb Vladimír Kotal:
> Hi Peter,
> I am trying to convert MAC address to link-local address using ipv6calc
> but it does not seem to be allowed/supported:
> $ ~/bin/ipv6calc --in mac 0:9:3d:14:14:f3 --out ipv6addr
> No valid IPv6 address given!
> would it be possible to convert MAC to link-local in this case ? Of
> course, I can convert to EUI64 and then to link-local but I'd like it to
> be done in single step.

Hmm, in principle, this can be implemented, but this must be proper 
implemented e.g. by giving a prefix.

Will take a look how difficult this would be, perhaps in upcoming 0.94.0 
release (work in progress since longer time) this will be implemented.


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