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iprohc-overview [2018/04/23 15:51] (current)
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 The IP/ROHC application is published under the [[https://​github.com/​didier-barvaux/​iprohc/​blob/​master/​COPYING|GPL version 2 (or later) license]]. The IP/ROHC application is published under the [[https://​github.com/​didier-barvaux/​iprohc/​blob/​master/​COPYING|GPL version 2 (or later) license]].
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 +The IP/ROHC application is developed in a [[https://​github.com/​didier-barvaux/​iprohc|dedicated GitHub project]].
  
 ===== Features ===== ===== Features =====
  
-The application compresses the IP packets that it receives on a [[wp>​TUN/​TAP|TUN interface]] with the [[summary#​rohc_library|ROHC library]]. Then it encapsulates the ROHC packets in IP packets (to avoid the [[wp>​User Datagram Protocol|UDP]] overhead).+The application compresses the IP packets that it receives on a [[wp>​TUN/​TAP|TUN interface]] with the [[summary#​rohc_library|ROHC library]]. Then it encapsulates the ROHC packets in IP packets (to avoid the [[wp>​User Datagram Protocol|UDP]] overhead). Because of that it is named IP/ROHC (iprohc in code).  
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 +In addition, frame packing is implemented:​ several ROHC packets are put together in one single IP header to reduce the tunnel overhead even more.
  
-In addition, frame packing is implemented:​ several ROHC packets are put together in one single IP header to reduce the tunnel overhead even more. IP encapsulation means less overhead, but it also means that [[wp>​Network address translation|NAT gateways]] won't handle it well in many cases.+IP encapsulation means less overhead, but it also means that [[wp>​Network address translation|NAT gateways]] won't handle it well in many cases.
  
  
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