DO NOT REPLY [Bug 6438] New: rsync fails to understand IPv6 on Solaris

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Fri Jun 5 05:28:12 GMT 2009

           Summary: rsync fails to understand IPv6 on Solaris
           Product: rsync
           Version: 3.0.6
          Platform: x64
        OS/Version: Solaris
            Status: NEW
          Severity: major
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at
        ReportedBy: tim at
         QAContact: rsync-qa at

running rsync as a daemon on Solaris fails to listen for IPv6 connections...
even with the -6 flag. I traced this down to the configure script not correctly
detecting that IPv6 is supported on Solaris/OpenSolaris. I've built rsync with
a patch to which allows rsync to listen for IPv6 connections (see

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