bos at serpentine.com
Sat Sep 8 23:44:27 EDT 2007
Peter Simons wrote:
> the module Network.Socket provides 'getaddrinfo' only if IPv6
> support is enabled. That surprises me because, as far as I know,
> there is nothing IPv6-specific about that function.
The RFC that introduced it did so for the purpose of supporting IPv6.
The configure checks don't care if IPv6 is actually enabled, merely that
there's a working IPv6-capable API. You can then use getAddrInfo on
IPv4 or IPv6 addresses as you wish.
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