[ECOS] Re: How to find scope_id for an interface?

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards@gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 23:28:00 GMT 2012

On 2012-01-19, Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to figure out how to connect to an IPv6 link-local address,
> but I don't know what the value of sin_scope_id is supposed to be for 
> the interface in question.  I took a guess that it was a small integer
> (I only have two interfaces, including the local interface), but
> nothing I've tried works.

Doh! Never mind.

The sockaddr_in6 len field was wrong.  I have a single Ethernet
interface, and I expected it to be scope_id 0 or 1, and it is indeed

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