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Re: [libmicrohttpd] Patch to improve IPv6 support in libmicrohttpd

From: Sven Geggus
Subject: Re: [libmicrohttpd] Patch to improve IPv6 support in libmicrohttpd
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 16:38:56 +0000 (UTC)
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Christian Grothoff <address@hidden> wrote:

> 0.4.6? You got to be kidding me.  We're at 0.9.17, 0.4.6 is about 2 
> years old.

0.4.6 is the Version in debian stable. Thats probably where this
comes from. However recent versions are very easy to backport.

> More importantly, the patch is overall not taking the code 
> in the right direction.  The modern, recommended way to do dual-stack 
> IPv6 is what MHD already supports: use two listen sockets.

This is what I also do now in my Software based on your suggestions
from a few weeks ago, but I'm still not entirely convinced because the
beauty of supporting both IPv6 and IPv4 with nearly no changes to
a servers sourcecode has gone with this approach.



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