IPv6 and IPv4 resolver preferences

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Fri Sep 17 16:51:26 UTC 2004

On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 21:02 +0200, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > Now that, officially, IPv6 site-local addresses have been deprecated 
> > (RFC3879) and their use not recommended in new deployments, how will 
> > glibc resolve the preference problem ...
> > 
> > Will this change anytime soon? Any comments on this?
> I assume you'd prefer comments more helpful than 'AAARGH I was hoping
> sanity would prevail and site-local addresses wouldn't get deprecated'? 

I personally disagree with this, but if you insist, you might be 
interested in what becomes of draft-ietf-ipv6-unique-local-addr-05.txt 
and draft-ietf-ipv6-ula-central-00.txt.

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Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
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