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RE: IPv6

From: Michal Svec
Subject: RE: IPv6
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 10:57:03 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Frederic Brehm wrote:

> >My question was about IPv6 support in CVS. If anybody is working on it, or
> >if it is even included in some devel release. If not, it was just a hint
> >for those, who want to enhance CVS to be up to date with the next
> >generation internet technology ;-)
> >
> >Details how to adapt existing apps to be ipv6-aware can be found eg. here:
> >
> The web site contains a section:
>       2. use getaddrinfo() and getnameinfo() everywhere.
>       getaddrinfo() and getnameinfo() are new address independent
>       variant that hides every gory detail in name-to-address
>       translation, or vice versa.
> So I guess that the next generation Internet technology contains the 
> notion of host names. The cvs command would use the hostname in
>       cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden/some/path/cvsroot co module
> Does CVS have to be modified to use one of those two ipv6 functions?

IMHO yes.

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