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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@attglobal.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] get mod_unique_id to work on IPv6-only boxes
Date Thu, 25 Apr 2002 16:57:44 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@apache.org> writes:

> On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 10:30:48AM -0400, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> > In this context, "IPv6-only boxes" means "boxes with an IPv6 address
> > but no IPv4 address corresponding to their hostname".
> > 
> > This is an easy change to use the low-order four bytes of the IPv6
> > address for part of the id when no IPv4 address is available.  This
> > should resolve the most problematic aspect for the person who wrote PR
> > 7642.
> > 
> > The big picture is probably that mod_unique_id should be reworked to
> > use APR uuid support.  That is beyond the scope of what I can do at
> > this time.
> 
> Looks good.  If no one wants to maintain it, well it doesn't get
> maintained.  =)  
> 
> Can/should we get this into .36?  -- justin

I need to verify on another machine, after which I'm reasonably
certain that it doesn't regress anybody.  It will prevent a fatal
startup error for some small set of people.  I'll commit after one
last test and am in favor of making it part of 2.0.36.

-- 
Jeff Trawick | trawick@attglobal.net
Born in Roswell... married an alien...

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