[avahi] Link local IPV6 addresses

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Tue Feb 6 00:18:38 PST 2007

On Mon, 2007-02-05 at 18:25 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 05.02.07 09:17, Alexander Larsson (alexl at redhat.com) wrote:
> > This isn't only a problem with connect(). For instance, I first found
> > this in gnome-user-share where we look for exposed dav shares and
> > construct a URI from them. However, there is no way to create a URI for
> > a link-local ipv6 address (as you can't put the interface in it), and
> > even if you do using the ipv4 address would be better (unless it was
> > also link-local) because then you could hand the uri to another machine
> > and it would resolve.
> Redhat has a few kernel developers employed, hasn't it? Maybe you can
> ping your fellow colleagues and ask them what could be done to make
> link-local IPv6 addresses more usable! ;-)

I *wish* I could order them around... Fat chance of that.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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