[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: [PATCH] Add option to svnserve to disable ipv6

From: Jim Morris <morris_at_wolfman.com>
Date: 2005-05-25 06:51:02 CEST

Ok that does in fact fix it for me no patch required...

adding --listen-host=, forced it to use ipv4 and will listen on

I did some research and it seems this is only on some *BSD systems
(netbsd, freebsd (version >= 5), openbsd) where IPV6_V6ONLY is set by

I guess we just need something in the FAQ or Docs to specify this
behavior on those systems.

However if someone wanted to have it listen on both ipv6 and ipv4 I
guess they would have to run the server twice, one with
--listen-host= and one with it not set or --listen-host=::1 (or

I tested on Linux Fedora Core 3, and it by default listened on both ipv6
and ipv4.

Thanks for the help.

Mark Phippard wrote:

>It seems like, if possible, it ought to just support both ipv6 and ipv4
>connections. If the goal were to control this with a switch, wouldn't the
>existing --listen-host=HOST switch do it? I would think if you have it the
>ipv4 address to bind to, that is what you would get.
>You might also look at this thread.
>Scanned for SoftLanding Systems, Inc. by IBM Email Security Management Services powered by MessageLabs.
>To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
>For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@subversion.tigris.org

To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Wed May 25 06:51:43 2005

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.