IPv6 Libaries for Cygwin

Ross MacGillivray ross_macgillivray@yahoo.ca
Sun Jun 26 20:57:00 GMT 2005


Brian Dessent <brian <at> dessent.net> writes:

> 
> Ross MacGillivray wrote:
> 
> > Is IPv6 integrated into any of the various versions 
> > (stable, testing, etc.) of Cygwin?
> 
> No, there is no IPv6 support.  The mailing list archives have details.
> 
> Current CVS implements inet_pton() and inet_ntop() but these support
> AF_INET only and will return -1 with errno = EAFNOSUPPORT if you try to
> call them with IPv6 addresses.  This was only added recently and will
> only be present in daily snapshots or a future 1.5.18+ release, however.
> 
> Brian
> 
> 

I found the following unofficial IPv6 extension to Cygwin.
Is there any plans to incorporate this library into Cygwin?

Any other comments about this library?

http://win6.jp/Cygwin/

/Ross




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