[PATCH] Make ipv6only default (was: Re: Resolve hostname to IPv6 address in listen directive)

Matthias-Christian Ott ott at mirix.org
Sat Aug 28 02:02:44 MSD 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 09:33:09AM +0200, Piotr Sikora wrote:
> >I've just outlined how it works.  If you feel brave enough - you
> >may try to produce patch to which changes "listen" to use all
> >addresses hostname resolves to.  But I suspect it's size will be
> >bigger than the problem deserves.
> I'll leave this to Matthias ;)
> I agree that this patch will probably have more than a few lines and
> that the current behavior isn't bad, but it would be definitely nice
> to have this.

The patch is far a more complex than I thought. A lot of other modules
use IPv4 addresses in the same wrong way as the listen directive. I will
have to fix this too.

However, attached is a patch that makes IPV6_V6ONLY the default option.

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