[avahi] FreeBSD 5.4 and IPv6 interfaces: The plot thickens

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sun Feb 4 09:40:54 PST 2007

On Sun, 04.02.07 09:29, Bill Trost (trost at cloud.rain.com) wrote:

> Sorry, that output was a bit confusing; I had been adding code to
> determine globalness from the interface address in the code that handles
> the RTM_ADD message from the kernel. The is/is not error wasn't the
> important point; the problem was that I was expecting a 2002:: address
> in that list, and it never showed up. I'm worried than FreeBSD (at
> least, this version) doesn't generate the real addresses at all, only
> the link-local addresses.

Hmm, that would be really strange behaviour. Definitely buggy. The
question is if it is Avahi that is buggy, or the FreeBSD kernel.


Lennart Poettering; lennart [at] poettering [dot] net
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