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Re: [bug #15330] pfinet lacks ipv6 support

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [bug #15330] pfinet lacks ipv6 support
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 23:03:46 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

Stefan Siegl, le Tue 20 Nov 2007 23:41:53 +0100, a écrit :
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 05:01:07PM +0100, Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> > pfinet does support IPv6 these days, but are there some changes needed in
> > the Hurd parts of glibc to export / support / implement IPv6 interfaces?
> I can't come up with a necessary interface change at the moment.
> So far I've never tried to use some of the "advanced features" of IPv6
> like anycast or multicast reception (mind that there is no broadcast
> support in IPv6).  I can imagine that we need some new interfaces for
> those,

Yes, these are not defined in the glibc headers.

> but not for "plain" IPv6.

As far as I could read in glibc, that should basically work indeed.


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