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Re: listing IPv6 support on mirror pages

On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 11:07:10AM +0200, Simon Paillard wrote:
> > 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?
> The choose-mirror d-i component relies on the "source" file
> Mirrors.masterlist to build the list of mirrors displayed at install.
> So if we want do discriminate ipv6 capable mirrors at the install phase,
> we need to put the details in the source file itself, not only in one of
> the compiled html file.

I'm not sure if discriminate is the right word here... do we want
choose-mirror to only indicate that a mirror has IPv6, or do we want
it to remove a mirror from the displayed list if the client has only IPv4?

If the latter, we absolutely need to distinguish between "IPv6: yes"
and "IPv6: only".

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