[PATCH] ignore ipv6=off resolver option when no ipv6 support

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Fri Dec 16 20:04:47 UTC 2016


On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 11:35:44AM -0800, Thibault Charbonnier wrote:


> Say we wish to disable IPv6 resolution regardless of whether nginx was 
> built with our without support for it:
>      resolver ipv6=off;
> Now the issue is that ipv6=off raises this - cryptic to the neophytes - 
> error if nginx was built without IPv6 support:
>      [emerg] host not found in resolver "ipv6=off"

I very much doubt there are any neophytes who try to use nginx on 
operating systems without IPv6 support.  A neophyte most likely 
won't be able to find such OS nowadays.

Maxim Dounin

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