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From: Gregoire HENRY <gregoire.henry@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ipv6, any news?
Hello,

I've make some works this summer, trying to respect basic sockets RFC.
It's based on Unix module from ocaml-3.06.

http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~henry/ip6/socket6-20031020.tgz

it's early works, but feedbacks would be nice.

>> I'm wondering if there's any news on the ipv6 front.  I understand
>> that 3.07 has no support in it.  I've been getting some complaints
>> from users of my software looking for IPv6, and I'm wondering what
>> other people are doing to provide such support.
>
> No IPv6 support yet.  It would be a worthwhile addition, but I admit to
> have no familiarity with the IPv6 API.  I got the impression that there
> are some variations on the IPv6 API among Unix systems, which would be
> a pain, but I may be wrong.

Basic API is now a standard, and i've test on FreeBSD and Linux.
Indeed, i can see some differences in constant for socket options
and DNS request :
some are not defined on linux.

hope it helps
Gregoire Henry


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