[zeromq-dev] IPv6 patch

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Wed Jan 27 14:25:52 CET 2010

Martin Lucina wrote:
> steven.mccoy at miru.hk said:
>> 2010/1/25 Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com>:
>>> Hopefully, the IPv6 support will improve in the future.
>> Ok, I was wondering about port handling too, the de facto standard
>> appears to be using square brackets, e.g.
>>  tcp://[fe80::21e:37ff:fe34:a386]:5555
> Yes please!
> +1

The address is parsed using getaddrinfo (both IPv4 and IPv6). If I make 
the code ignore the brackets, even following addresses would become valid:


I an not sure that the above is desirable behaviour.


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