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

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Mon Jul 25 23:05:13 CEST 2011

On 07/25/2011 10:57 AM, Steven McCoy wrote:
> On 23 July 2011 00:27, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com
> <mailto: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.

Right. My only point was that the deficiency of Windows IPv6 
implementation should not affect 0MQ APIs (special options or similar). 
Or is that not the case? /me is still a bit confused.


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