-4 / -ipv4 doesn't work

Gijs Molenaar gijs.molenaar at surfnet.nl
Fri May 30 12:50:33 GMT 2008

This works.

Thanks for the answer, now I understand the man page statement about
this issue.

Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-05-30 at 12:20 +0200, Gijs Molenaar wrote:
>> I try to connect to a host that has IPv4 and IPv6, but IPv6 is currently
>> blocked by ACL's. My host also has IPv6 and IPv4. When I pass the -4 or
>> --ipv4 option to rsync, it doesn't pass it to ssh: [...]
> Currently, options like -4 only affect network connections made by rsync
> itself (i.e., directly to a daemon), so you should pass the option to
> ssh by either passing -e "ssh -4" to rsync or specifying it for the
> appropriate host in your ~/.ssh/config .
> Matt

Gijs Molenaar
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