Portmap RPC registration fails
Thu May 10 04:41:00 GMT 2012
On 5/9/2012 2:20 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On May 8 22:41, Ken wrote:
>> The above doesn't look like a plausible IPV6 address. I have IPV6 enabled on
>> my network adapter. Is it possible that portmap isn't compatible with IPV6?
>> That would explain why older code (such as CygWin NFS Server - IPV4) is able
>> to register with portmap.
> portmap and the entire sunrpc package is pretty old stuff. They are not
> used anymore on Linux and BSD afaik, but there's replacement code in a
> not so easy portable way.
> Portmap and the rest of the sunrpc code is not overly complicated, though.
> With a bit of effort it should be possible to make it IPv6-aware. However,
portmap is not IPv6-aware. There is a replacement, rpcbind, which does
support IPv6. I have a partially-ported version of that sitting on my
hard drive, but it doesn't seem to actually work. If any body is
interested in using it as a starting point for a portmapper replacement
on cygwin, I can make it available.
(I also have a simple rpc client and server package that can be used to
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