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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <go...@cpan.org>
Subject Re: [Patch] Better IPv6 detection and configuration
Date Tue, 30 Mar 2004 21:04:57 GMT
On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 15:25 -0500, Geoffrey Young wrote:
> > Something like this will most likely work for everyone (ipv4/v6) with
> > the only difference is that the test servers are not listening to
> > localhost anymore and could be reached from oustide machines (do we
> > care?)
> 
> I actually find that a nice feature, as it means you can use t/TEST -start
> to start up your test config then, say, hit it from a browser on a different
> box.  as it is now, you have to hand-edit the generated httpd.conf for that
> (or at least I did)

Well, I agree with you, but other people might argue that it is somewhat
of a security risk to start up a server and _not_ listen strictly on
localhost.

But, yes, I do think that Joe's suggestion is the best one and will keep
tests passing until LWP becomes IPv6 aware.

> http://use.perl.org/~geoff/journal/17972
> 
> --Geoff
> 

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