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  • resolv.rb

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Resolv::IPv6

A Resolv::DNS IPv6 address.

Constants

Regex

A composite IPv6 address Regexp.

Regex_6Hex4Dec

IPv4 mapped IPv6 address format a:b:c:d:e:f:w.x.y.z

Regex_8Hex

IPv6 address format a:b:c:d:e:f:g:h

Regex_CompressedHex

Compressed IPv6 address format a::b

Regex_CompressedHex4Dec

Compressed IPv4 mapped IPv6 address format a::b:w.x.y.z

Attributes

address[R]

The raw IPv6 address as a String.

Public Class Methods

create(arg) click to toggle source

Creates a new IPv6 address from arg which may be:

IPv6

returns arg.

String

arg must match one of the IPv6::Regex* constants

 
               # File resolv.rb, line 2189
def self.create(arg)
  case arg
  when IPv6
    return arg
  when String
    address = ''
    if Regex_8Hex =~ arg
      arg.scan(/[0-9A-Fa-f]+/) {|hex| address << [hex.hex].pack('n')}
    elsif Regex_CompressedHex =~ arg
      prefix = $1
      suffix = $2
      a1 = ''
      a2 = ''
      prefix.scan(/[0-9A-Fa-f]+/) {|hex| a1 << [hex.hex].pack('n')}
      suffix.scan(/[0-9A-Fa-f]+/) {|hex| a2 << [hex.hex].pack('n')}
      omitlen = 16 - a1.length - a2.length
      address << a1 << "\0" * omitlen << a2
    elsif Regex_6Hex4Dec =~ arg
      prefix, a, b, c, d = $1, $2.to_i, $3.to_i, $4.to_i, $5.to_i
      if (0..255) === a && (0..255) === b && (0..255) === c && (0..255) === d
        prefix.scan(/[0-9A-Fa-f]+/) {|hex| address << [hex.hex].pack('n')}
        address << [a, b, c, d].pack('CCCC')
      else
        raise ArgumentError.new("not numeric IPv6 address: " + arg)
      end
    elsif Regex_CompressedHex4Dec =~ arg
      prefix, suffix, a, b, c, d = $1, $2, $3.to_i, $4.to_i, $5.to_i, $6.to_i
      if (0..255) === a && (0..255) === b && (0..255) === c && (0..255) === d
        a1 = ''
        a2 = ''
        prefix.scan(/[0-9A-Fa-f]+/) {|hex| a1 << [hex.hex].pack('n')}
        suffix.scan(/[0-9A-Fa-f]+/) {|hex| a2 << [hex.hex].pack('n')}
        omitlen = 12 - a1.length - a2.length
        address << a1 << "\0" * omitlen << a2 << [a, b, c, d].pack('CCCC')
      else
        raise ArgumentError.new("not numeric IPv6 address: " + arg)
      end
    else
      raise ArgumentError.new("not numeric IPv6 address: " + arg)
    end
    return IPv6.new(address)
  else
    raise ArgumentError.new("cannot interpret as IPv6 address: #{arg.inspect}")
  end
end
            

Public Instance Methods

to_name() click to toggle source

Turns this IPv6 address into a Resolv::DNS::Name.

 
               # File resolv.rb, line 2264
def to_name
  return DNS::Name.new(
    @address.unpack("H32")[0].split(//).reverse + ['ip6', 'arpa'])
end
            

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