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From "Jeff Trawick" <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Vote] Release APR 1.2.9/0.9.14 and apr-iconv 1.2.0
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2007 20:36:33 GMT
On 6/6/07, Colm MacCarthaigh <colm@stdlib.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 12:24:07AM +0300, Lucian Adrian Grijincu wrote:
> > 1. kill AI_ADDRCONFIG for APR_UNSPEC
>
> In my opinion, AI_ADDRCONFIG is a useful default flag and prevents
> unneccessary delay and lookups.

+1

> 4. Add APR_NUMERIC_ADDRESS, and set the AI_NUMERICHOST hint, when
>    passed *don't* set AI_ADDRCONFIG. Document that people who
>    want to perform a literal IP translation - regardless of
>    connectivity - should use it.
>
>    E.g., if I want to turn "::1" into a structure I can use
>    and I totally don't care if I have general IPv6 connectivity
>    or if I even have connectivity to ::1 itself, I should use this
>    flag.

+1

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