Code Review 6882910: Unexplained lack of IP4 network ability when transparent IP6 to IP4 is disabled.
chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Tue Aug 10 04:09:24 PDT 2010
Alan Bateman wrote:
> Chris Hegarty wrote:
>> Don't assume sockets will default to dual stack, explicitly set
>> IPV6_V6ONLY to 0. Apparently some Linux distros ship with
>> net.ipv6.bindv6only=1 restricting sending and receiving to IPv6
>> packets only. Changes both net and nio code.
> The changes look okay to me. I assume the bulk of our existing tests
> will fail if we run on a system has IPV6_V6ONLY enabled by default (and
This is correct. We have many many failures of existing tests on
platforms with IPV6_V6ONLY enabled by default.
> so a new test isn't required for this fix). One small suggestion is just
> to add a comment to explain why the socket option needs to be disabled.
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