IPv6 hosts allow|deny

YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 yoshfuji at linux-ipv6.org
Mon Jan 13 14:53:01 EST 2003

In article <20030113141306.GA2757 at drdykstra.us> (at Mon, 13 Jan 2003 08:13:06 -0600), Dave Dykstra <dwd at drdykstra.us> says:

> I am totally mystified by Hideaki's examples.  I didn't think colons were
> allowed, and I don't see any code in access.c for recognizing them.  As far
> as I can tell the code only allows decimal notation, not hexadecimal.  And
> do the blank fields mean anything?

getaddrinfo() handles them; it accepts only valid numeric addresses
(decimal format for IPv4, hexadecimal format (with scope-id) for IPv6)
if it is called with AI_NUMERICHOST flags set.


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