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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Listen 0.0.0.0:<port> is invalid
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2005 11:49:04 GMT
On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 09:42:12AM +0000, Joe Orton wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 10:52:57PM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > The issue with this is that wildcard IP addresses aren't really supposed to 
> > be explicit in Listen statements.  httpd has a bunch of logic for inferring 
> > the right IP wildcards - trying to out-guess can lead to real badness. 
> > Specifically, this mucks with APR's ability to set AI_PASSIVE - which is 
> > required for use with address that we will later call bind() on - i.e. our 
> > listeners.  So, Listen with an IP address should only be used for real 
> > addresses.
> 
> The problem was that 2.0.x will only accept connections to IPv6
> addresses with a single "Listen <port>"

Missing the critical qualifier :) "on *BSD systems which disable
V4-mapped addresses by default"


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