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

Matthias-Christian Ott ott at mirix.org
Sun Aug 29 02:54:19 MSD 2010

On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 12:02:44AM +0200, Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
> 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.

The dependencies are defintely too complex for me, I can't forsee which
consequences such change would have don't want to break anything. Can
any of the more experienced developers do this?


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