Add support for clients that sent ipv4 addresses to a dual-stacked host

Yann Droneaud ydroneaud at
Mon Nov 30 03:53:48 PST 2009

Le samedi 28 novembre 2009 à 12:15 +0100, Christoph Bartoschek a écrit :
> Hi,
> I have problems to connect from ipv4-only thin clients to our xdm
> server. 
> There is a bug in the novell-bugzilla:
> The reason is that ipv4 addresses are discarded if they are received
> over a 
> ipv6 socket. The attached patch fixes this.
> I did not test it yet. I will do it on monday when I have access to
> the thin 
> clients. However I wanted to get feedback whether such a patch is
> wanted and 
> what you think about the approach before I invest more time:

Regarding code, it seems correct to use IPv4-mapped addresses here.


Yann Droneaud

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