[riot-notifications] [RIOT-OS/RIOT] sys/net/dhcpv6: send final RA after configuring downstream subnets (#16590)

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Mon Jun 28 11:54:48 CEST 2021



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### Contribution description

If the upstream router manages a /56 and hands our DHCPv6 IA_PD enabled router a /62 for use in it's downstream network, hosts in the upstream network may still assume that hosts on the new subnet are on-link.

To fix this, we include the  route information option about the subnets routed via our router in the last router advertisement.

This means we must delay sending the last router advertisement until the downstream interface(s) have been configured.

To speed up configuration, start with RAs disabled and only enable sending them once we have received a valid configuration via DHCPv6.


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### Issues/PRs references

depends on #16568

You can view, comment on, or merge this pull request online at:

  https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/16590

-- Commit Summary --

  * sys/net/dhcpv6: send final RA after configuring downstream subnets

-- File Changes --

    M sys/include/net/dhcpv6/client.h (7)
    M sys/include/net/gnrc/ipv6/nib/conf.h (3)
    M sys/net/application_layer/dhcpv6/client.c (2)
    M sys/net/gnrc/application_layer/dhcpv6/client.c (11)
    M sys/net/gnrc/application_layer/dhcpv6/client_simple_pd.c (9)

-- Patch Links --

https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/16590.patch
https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/16590.diff

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