IPv6 hosts allow|deny

Dave Dykstra dwd at drdykstra.us
Wed Jan 8 14:25:01 EST 2003

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 12:25:15AM +0100, Bert Vermeulen wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Dave Dykstra wrote:
> > Even though rsync maintenance isn't as bad as wget's, the maintainers
> > are all VERY part time so that is a big part of the problem.  Most of us
> > don't have ipv6 systems to test things on.  Can you vouch for the quality
> > of the patch?  I was able to get it with
> >
> >     wget --passive ftp://ftp.linux-ipv6.org/pub/usagi/misc/rsync-2_5_5-v6auth-20021016.patch.gz
> >
> > and it looks quite extensive.
> Yes, it's very extensive, and there's some code in there that's pretty
> advanced.
> The fact of the matter is, I made my own patch for this functionality first,
> and only then noticed Hideaki's patch -- and his, while not as readable to
> the casual observer, seems like better code. He is rewriting the linux
> kernel IPv6 stack, so I'd expect his rsync patch to be decent :-)
> Nevertheless, feel free to take a look at my patch:
> 	http://biot.com/patches/rsync-ipv6-acl.patch
> So I haven't used Hideaki's patch, but I use mine, and it's good. Please do
> apply one of them however.

Since you're more familiar with that area of the code than any of the
rsync maintainers and you think his patch is better, please test out his
patch and look it over to see if you think there should be any changes.
In particular, I see that yours includes documentation changes and his

- Dave

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