nio channels with IPv6 on Windows XP

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Wed Dec 16 13:20:35 PST 2009

Salter, Thomas A wrote:
> I've probably strayed way off topic for this mailing list by now, but will DualStack IPv6 implementation be back-ported to Java 6 or will it always run with two stacks on Vista and Windows 7?
I'm not aware of any plans to back-port this to Sun's jdk6. So if you 
run on Windows Vista or 7 then NIO will always use IPv4 sockets, even if 
IPv6 is enabled. With jdk7 then it will create uses dual-stack IPv6 
sockets if IPv6 is enabled.


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