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Re: listing IPv6 support on mirror pages

On Thu, 26 Jul 2007, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:


There is a request in the bts [1] to show which mirrors are reachable
over IPv6.  I've already added a new field "IPv6" to the mirror
masterlist [2], but Simon Paillard suggested on irc that that might not
be the best solution, because there could, in principle, also be
ipv6-only mirrors, and because people might be relying on the existing
format of the mirrorlist.

Does anyone have a suggestion on how to best solve this?  Is it ok to
add extra field to the master mirrorlist and the mirror lists on the

This seems to be a display issue only, if it has IPv6 it has an AAAA record, if it has IPv4 it has an A record. Just do a resolve at website generation time?

/Mattias Wadenstein

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