[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Nmh-workers] IPv6-ifying nmh

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] IPv6-ifying nmh
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 10:52:00 -0500

>A few particular corner cases to make sure we handle right:
>1) IPv6 is supported, but not enabled on the system (no interfaces, not
>even loopback, have an IPv6 addr bound to them).  I've gotten bit by this on
>Solaris (see 
>for a related example), and Redhat/Fedora boxes.

I don't know what the issue is here, but I think the key is to try all
of the addresses returned by getaddrinfo().

>2) IPv6 is turned up, but the local MTA only binds to and not
>to ::1 or ::*.

Well, personally I don't use mts/smtp to connect to the local MTA, but
whatever.  Again, trying all addresses returned by getaddrinfo() should
solve this.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]