IPv6 hosts allow|deny

Bert Vermeulen bert at biot.com
Sun Jan 5 02:54:01 EST 2003

Hi all,

Does anyone know what the status is of Hideaki Yoshifuji's IPv6 ACL patch?
He's submitted this twice now, and that was 3 months ago. Judging by the
comments made when this was submitted, it's apparently not understood how
important this is.

- if you IPv6 on your rsync server, you can not secure it with "hosts

- if you enable IPv6 on an rsync server that's secured with "hosts deny" to
  keep certain hosts out, well, they can get in again -- if they also have

Please, can this patch be merged into the next release? This is very
important! It is NOT new functionality, it's a security fix.

Bert Vermeulen
bert at biot.com
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