[ntp:questions] ntp client ipv6 support

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Fri Jun 17 23:38:19 UTC 2011

On Jun 17, 2011, at 1:42 PM, Rick Jones wrote:
> Danny Mayer <mayer at ntp.org> wrote:
>> You need to know that it's a numeric address before you call
>> getaddrinfo(). 
> Really? Is that for IPv6 specifically, or IP generally? 
> Netperf has been passing IPs to getaddrinfo() without setting any special flags.

Maybe there are broken implementations of getaddrinfo() floating around?

The ones I'm familiar with seem to accept either a hostname or numeric IPv4 or IPv6 addresses.


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