IPv6 breakage in recent changes - Re: cvs commit: src/sys/netinet tcp_syncache.c

Hajimu UMEMOTO ume at freebsd.org
Mon Mar 19 10:33:23 UTC 2007


>>>>> On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 09:48:50 +0100
>>>>> Andre Oppermann <andre at freebsd.org> said:

andre> I thought I had tested IPv6 as well but as it turns out I have
andre> changed /etc/hosts to use IPv4 first instead of IPv6 as is the
andre> default.  We should think of doing this in -current for 7.0 as
andre> well.  IPv6 is quite a bit slower than IPv4 still and everything
andre> that uses localhost is affected by it.

Now, ip6addrctl_enable is on by default on 7-CURRENT.  So, if
ipv6_enable is off (default), an IPv4 address should be returned 1st,
without regarding the order in /etc/hosts.  Is it insufficient for


Hajimu UMEMOTO @ Internet Mutual Aid Society Yokohama, Japan
ume at mahoroba.org  ume@{,jp.}FreeBSD.org

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