[zeromq-dev] [PATCH] IPv4/IPv6 wiring for 3.0

Steven McCoy steven.mccoy at miru.hk
Mon Jul 18 03:22:12 CEST 2011

On 17 July 2011 21:16, Steven McCoy <steven.mccoy at miru.hk> wrote:

>    - Add two options, prefer-ipv4-stack and prefer-ipv6-addresses.
> I might have the inverse interpretation of prefer-ipv6-addresses, Sun had
way too many incompetent technical writers.

*java.net.preferIPv6Addresses* (default: false)
> If IPv6 is available on the operating system the default preference is to
> prefer an IPv4-mapped address over an IPv6 address. This is for backward
> compatibility reasons - for example applications that depend on access to an
> IPv4 only service or applications that depend on the %d.%d.%d.%d
> representation of an IP address. This property can be set to try to change
> the preferences to use IPv6 addresses over IPv4 addresses. This allows
> applications to be tested and deployed in environments where the application
> is expected to connect to IPv6 services.

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