Commit 6ac36ed7 authored by Nicolas C's avatar Nicolas C
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Set source IP address in PktFilterInet::send

Perfdhcp can be used with option -l to specify the local address to be

However, when this option is used on a secondary address of an
interface, this doesn't work correctly.

The packets are sent with:
- giaddr = adresse specified (correct)
- source ip address = the interface primary IP address

Here is a patch that correctly sets the source IP address before sending
the packet.
This allows to launch multiple perfdhcp processes at the same time,
sharing the same interface but each using a distinct IP address.
parent 4ccae990
......@@ -226,9 +226,8 @@ PktFilterInet::send(const Iface&, uint16_t sockfd,
// Setting the interface is a bit more involved.
// We have to create a "control message", and set that to
// define the IPv4 packet information. We could set the
// source address if we wanted, but we can safely let the
// kernel decide what that should be.
// define the IPv4 packet information. We set the source address
// to handle correctly interfaces with multiple addresses.
m.msg_control = &control_buf_[0];
m.msg_controllen = control_buf_len_;
struct cmsghdr* cmsg = CMSG_FIRSTHDR(&m);
......@@ -238,6 +237,7 @@ PktFilterInet::send(const Iface&, uint16_t sockfd,
struct in_pktinfo* pktinfo =(struct in_pktinfo *)CMSG_DATA(cmsg);
memset(pktinfo, 0, sizeof(struct in_pktinfo));
pktinfo->ipi_ifindex = pkt->getIndex();
pktinfo->ipi_spec_dst.s_addr = htonl(pkt->getLocalAddr()); // set the source IP address
m.msg_controllen = CMSG_SPACE(sizeof(struct in_pktinfo));
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