[zeromq-dev] [PATCH] IPv6 changes to 4.0

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Tue Aug 30 07:06:00 CEST 2011


On 08/29/2011 04:55 AM, Steven McCoy wrote:

> I'm ending up with only two realistic choices that follow the criteria
> of the users intent.
>
> 1,  Do not support adapter names at all for IPv6, i.e. only support with
> ipv4only(1).
>
> 2,  Manually iterate all IPv6 interfaces on the adapter and forward onto
> bind/connect.
>
> The operating systems are really pushing for #1 but I think that is a
> very weak position to take.  I think we can only proceed with #2.

We can start with the weak position and think about how to solve the 
hard problem later on. It would still be better than the current 
solution the interface name resolution does not work well in some 
circumstances.

What do you think?

Martin



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