java.net.NetworkInterface.getNetworkInterfaces does not work properly on AIX with IPv6
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Oct 19 03:33:37 PDT 2011
Steve Poole wrote:
> Hi - another thought. If this patch is about dealing with the fact
> that there is no /proc/net on AIX isn't that true for Solaris as well?
> (my Solaris box doesn't have a /proc/net folder either)
> I wonder if we have patch here that should either be made to work for
> Solaris & AIX or is not required as there is Solaris code somewhere that
> does the same thing?
> I haven't looked into this in detail so take the comment for what it's
There are ioctl requests on Solaris to do this so the code uses requests
such as SIOCGLIFCONF with an IPv6 socket to enumerate the interfaces.
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