On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 03:42:51PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote: > On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 03:01:39PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: > > with the increasing deployment of IPv6 I begin to see an issue > > icreasingly often: When an interface is configured for IPv6, it takes > > a few seconds before the IPv6 address actually becomes available. > > Services that are started in this time window won't listen on IPv6, > > which may be unintended behavior. > Apache, for one, seems to fail at this currently; I have an apache instance > running on my laptop which I want to bind to ipv6, but of course since it's > a roaming laptop, there isn't always an ipv6 address available at startup; > apache thinks this means it should open ipv4-only sockets, requiring a > restart once I'm on an ipv6 network. :/ Can't you listen on :: ? It is always available if IPv6 is loaded. -- 1KB // Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor: // Never attribute to stupidity what can be // adequately explained by malice.
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