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Net-IP-Match-XS (0.03) *****

For the record, the bug report on RT, "Fails when mask is /1" is a misunderstanding of the reporter. In fact, the reporter withdrew it; that is, not a bug.
For those suspicious of it, the following can be for reference:
perl -MNet::IP::Match::XS -le'print match_ip("212.199.130.15","127.0.0.0/1")? "yes":"no"'

This should print "no".
What's more, the net-mask /1 is virtually nonsense.

Taro Nishino - 2009-12-02T01:07:31 (permalink)

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Net-IP-Match-XS (0.03) ***

After having dismissed Net-IP-Match for its strange function name, I turned to this module instead. It compiled without a hitch and installed correctly.

It does exactly what the label on the tin says it does, in the way you would expect. I note that there is a nasty bug open on RT (lookups against /1 netblocks don't work), but for my purpose it works well.

The test suite is very skimpy, and could do with a more exhaustive approach (which no doubt would have caught the above bug).

David Landgren - 2006-09-12T05:39:03 (permalink)

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