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

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------- Comment #21 from Bruno Santos  2009-04-14 15:19 UTC -------
Or even better, we give priority to IPv4 over IPv6 in gst_udp_get_addr. Anyway,
address should be preferably an IP and not an hostname, so a guess this will
the best approach.


(In reply to comment #20)
> Then we need a property for udpsink client to specified the desired family and
> leave it at default of AF_UNSPEC. I will provide another patch for that later.
> (In reply to comment #19)
> > (In reply to comment #16)
> > > (In reply to comment #14)
> > > > 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.
> > > > 
> > > That should not be an issue because we should expect that the address given
> > > should be preferably an IP address and not a host name. Keep in mind that an
> > > host name can be resolved to multiple addresses and udpsink offers no interface
> > > to handle this properly. However there should be an option to disable IPv6.
> > > I will revise the patch later.
> > 
> > Actually , the default "host" property of multiudpsink is "localhost" and not
> > "", and this is resolved on Vista/2008 Server with two different
> > address "::1" and "". In my PC the first is returned (AF_INET6) by
> > getaddrinfo and that is why a patch is needed to gst_udp_get_addr (as you
> > suggested before).
> > Regarding multiple address you can simply keep it that way (choose the first
> > address with the same family).
> > Thanks in advance
> > 

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