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Re: Failure with libidn2 on OpenBSD.

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: Failure with libidn2 on OpenBSD.
Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 14:05:44 -0400

   > since Simon Josefsson and Tim Rühsen are both involved in libidn2,
   > this bug is doubly relevant here.

   The bug is more relevant because Simon and I are involved in libidn2 ?
   I don't understand - could could explain ?

I think Mats-Erik simply meant that you/Simon might know something
about it.  Thank you for adding help-libidn to the CC.

   > which is to be expected of an IPv6 address. Similarly, the OpenBSD+libidn2
   > call transforms the legal "::ffff:" for the corrupted 
   > Thus the compatibility call idna_to_ascii_lz() in libidn2 strips off every 
   > when executed on OpenBSD but not on OpenIndiana. Explanation? Resolution?
   > I get two failed tests with OpenBSD, but none with OpenIndiana!

   The resolution is to update libidn2 to 2.3.0. 

That isn't always possible or desirable, should we add a hack to
handle this for older versions of libidn2?

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