[zeromq-dev] [PATCH] Additional preparation for IPv6 in 3.0

Steven McCoy steven.mccoy at miru.hk
Mon Jul 25 10:57:17 CEST 2011

On 23 July 2011 00:27, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com> wrote:

> On 07/22/2011 12:54 PM, Steven McCoy wrote:
>  The idea is you should be able to bind a ZMQ socket to "tcp://*:5555"
>> and listen on both IPv4 and IPv6 stacks by default.  This is inherently
>> impossible with Windows XP unless you open two TCP sockets.
> Why not open two sockets then? It should be relatively easy to launch 2
> listener objects instead of a single one.
That's available as a workaround for Windows XP, but dual-stack makes things
easy with DNS based connect strings.

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