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Re: [Lynx-dev] How to force IPv4 or IPv6?

From: Winston Weinert
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] How to force IPv4 or IPv6?
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2013 02:48:54 +0100

Ah. I was hoping I didn't need to manipulate my operating system for this functionality.

It turns out using LD_PRELOAD works nicely. Just whipped this up. Works perfectly on my Debian system:

Winston Weinert

On Apr 28, 2013, at 01:12 , Thomas Dickey <address@hidden> wrote:

On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 12:17:29AM +0100, Winston Weinert wrote:
Is there a way to force IPv4 or IPv6?

no - you could force lynx to use ipv4 on the first lookup, but any
redirects would use dns, and then it would rely on _that_ address.

You could of course recompile lynx without the ipv6 support...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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