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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=0.0.0.0, forced it to use ipv4 and will listen on
that.

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
default.

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=0.0.0.0 and one with it not set or --listen-host=::1 (or
whatever).

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.
>
>http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/BrowseList?list=dev&by=thread&from=296381
>
>Mark
>
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