[ntp:questions] ntp client ipv6 support

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Sat Jun 18 01:59:59 UTC 2011


On 6/17/2011 4:42 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.

I seem to recall that there was an issue with IP addresses and
getaddrinfo() on some platforms when you don't specify anything in
hints. I'd have to search bugzilla to find that.

Danny



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