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Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:23:55 +0000
From: "Laurent Bercot" <ska-dietlibc@...rnet.org>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: philip.homburg@...e.net
Subject: Re: inet_ntop bug in 1.1.19

>inet_ntop doesn't conform to RFC 5952 (A Recommendation for IPv6 
>Address
>Text Representation).
>
>I attached a test program to demonstrate the issue and a patch:
>$ cc inet_ntop_test.c musl-1.1.19/src/network/inet_ntop.c
>$ ./a.out
>Section 4.2.2 test failed: got 2001:db8::1:1:1:1:1, expected
>2001:db8:0:1:1:1:1:1

  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5952#section-4.2.1 says:
  "The use of the symbol "::" MUST be used to its maximum capability."

  2001:db8::1:1:1:1:1 is the correct canonical text representation.

--
  Laurent

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