[gstreamer-bugs] [Bug 534243] udpsink no longer supports IPv4 on Windows, only IPv6

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------- Comment #15 from Bruno Santos  2009-04-09 13:51 UTC -------
That depends if you pass the AF_UNSPECIEF o(In reply to comment #14)
> (In reply to comment #11)
> > Created an attachment (id=111556)
 --> (http://bugzilla.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=111556&action=view) [edit]
> > fix for Windows no supporting IPv6 dual stack
> > Some cosmetic improvements to the previous fix.
> Not completely correct. Infact in function gst_udp_get_addr (file
> gstudpnetutils.c) you have ambiguity due to the fact that getaddrinfo could
> return two entry one with IPv6 address and one with IPv4 address.
> The real case is "localhost" (that is the default host) that returns two struct
> addrinfo on Vista : the first one with AF_INET6 and the second one with
> If you want to use IPv4 that fails since it returns IPv6 address (::1 instead
> of

That can be solved by passing a parameter specifying the family:

AF_INET   -> IPv4
AF_INET6  -> IPv6

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