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Filtering prefixes longer than /24

>>>>> "Matt" == Matt Crawford <[email protected]> writes:
    >> - routing table in IPv6 will eat 4 times more memory than IPv4
    >> if the # of entries is the same.

    Matt> It shouldn't be more than 2 times, for the currently defined unicast
    Matt> address formats.  If you can be flexible on alignment, maybe even
    Matt> closer to 1.5 times.

  It shouldn't, but hardware people building CAM based table lookup engines
do not benefit from the left associative routing stuff, so it does take 4x
  2x times if the vendor is willing to compromise on dmakign /64s the longest
they will do in the fast path.

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