IPv6 for www.freebsd.org

Paul Saab ps at freebsd.org
Wed Nov 2 07:12:42 PST 2005

Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> On 2005.10.31 13:29:44 -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>> As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been using earthlink's IPv6
>> experiment to get an IPv6 connection at home. I am therefore trying to use
>> it as much as possible to see what works, and what breaks. FreeBSD makes it
>> fairly easy to do that, but it's fairly hard to get to the web site over v6.
>>  Admittedly there is a list of v6-capable mirrors on the front page, and
>> they work fairly well. However, I think it would be nice to pick one or two
>> of those sites and add the AAAA record to www.freebsd.org.
>> I have been simulating this in my hosts file using the first US mirror site,
>> and haven't run into any problems yet. I think it would be a step in the
>> right direction for us to support v6 for our site "out of the box."
Q2 O6 is when we're scheduled to provide ipv6 to the entire FreeBSD.org 

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