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Fast IPv4 and IPv6 prefix aggregator written in Python.

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Fast IPv4 and IPv6 prefix aggregator written in Python.

Gets a list of unsorted IPv4 or IPv6 prefixes from argument or SDTIN and returns a sorted list of aggregates to STDOUT Errors go to STDERR.

CLI Syntax for executable

usage: aggregate-prefixes [-h] [--max-length [LENGTH]] [--truncate [MASK]]
                          [--verbose] [--version]

Aggregates IPv4 or IPv6 prefixes from file or STDIN

positional arguments:
  prefixes              Text file of unsorted list of IPv4 or IPv6 prefixes.
                        Use '-' for STDIN.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --max-length [LENGTH], -m [LENGTH]
                        Discard longer prefixes prior to processing
  --truncate [MASK], -t [MASK]
                        Ttruncate IP/mask to network/mask
  --verbose, -v         Display verbose information about the optimisations
  --version, -V         show program's version number and exit

Usage as module

$ python
Python 2.7.14+ (default, Apr  2 2018, 04:16:25) 
[GCC 7.3.0] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> from aggregate_prefixes import aggregate_prefixes
>>> list(aggregate_prefixes(['', '', '']))
['', '']

Python compatibility

Tested with:

  • Python 2.7.15
  • Python 3.6.5

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