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[gftp] Re: Questions about the patch to make IPv6 optional

On Sun, Dec 14, 2003 at 02:26:43PM +0100, Frederik Himpe wrote:
> Hi,
> Last month there was a patch posted on this mailing list which makes IPv6 
> support optional. The patch enables IPv6 support by default, wich makes that 
> the problem with the default settings still happens. So would it be a good 
> idea to set IPv6 disabled by default? I'm just wondering what will happen 
> then for users on a IPv6 host...
> On the other hand, would it be possible to first try an IPv6 connection, and 
> if that fails, retry with IPv4? Maybe this would be a nicer fix, as you don't 
> have to disable IPv6 then.

Yes, this is the correct solution that I'm currently working towards. I'm
currently working on several big changes to the code to allow this.