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Re: Branching for 1.3.

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-09-21 20:34:24 CEST

Sigfred Håversen wrote:
> Could a small patch adding an --ipv6 option to svnserve be included?

If the patch is ready and found to be of satisfactory quality by tomorrow, and
has a good reason for being included, then yes, it could be included.

Can you provide such a patch or are you hoping that someone else will?

> On OpenBSD a "svnserve -d -r /my/repo" would only listen on IPv6 3690:*,
> but the common case for users is to use IPv4. The work-around is to supply
> --listen-host with a hostname resolving to an IPv4 adress, but that may fail
> if you want to listen on all interfaces.
>
> What I suggest is that svnserve listen on IPv4 by default, but an --ipv6
> option gives the user the behaviour svnserve currently has.

It's not clear to me whether that is the best solution to the problem. I hope
someone who has worked on these IPv4/IPv6 issues before can comment.

- Julian

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