Commit b561ee09 authored by Marcin Siodelski's avatar Marcin Siodelski
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[2491] Better comments in createStatusCode function.

parent 372f3a19
......@@ -349,16 +349,27 @@ void Dhcpv6Srv::appendRequestedOptions(const Pkt6Ptr& question, Pkt6Ptr& answer)
OptionPtr Dhcpv6Srv::createStatusCode(uint16_t code, const std::string& text) {
// @todo This function uses OptionCustom class to manage contents
// of the data fields. Since this this option is frequently used
// it may be good to implement dedicated class to avoid performance
// impact.
// Get the definition of the option holding status code.
OptionDefinitionPtr status_code_def =
LibDHCP::getOptionDef(Option::V6, D6O_STATUS_CODE);
// This definition is assumed to be initialized in LibDHCP.
// As there is no dedicated class to represent Status Code
// the OptionCustom class should be returned here.
boost::shared_ptr<OptionCustom> option_status =
OptionCustom>(status_code_def->optionFactory(Option::V6, D6O_STATUS_CODE));
// Set status code to 'code' (0 - means data field #0).
option_status->writeInteger<uint16_t>(code, 0);
// Set a message (1 - means data field #1).
option_status->writeString(text, 1);
return (option_status);
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