IPv6 patch for Samba 2.2.3a is available

Nathan Lutchansky lutchann at litech.org
Thu Apr 18 20:12:01 GMT 2002

On Fri, Apr 19, 2002 at 08:34:49AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > on 18-04-2002 07:05, Nathan Lutchansky at lutchann-sambatech at litech.org
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I've finished patching Samba 2.2.3a to enable SMB connections over IPv6.
> > > > The patch is quite lengthy, almost 3000 lines, so I have not included it
> > > > here.  It may be retrieved from <http://v6web.litech.org/samba/>.
> I like the patch - particularly your eye for portablity in this rather
> messy area.
> At 3000 lines, it will take a bit to intergrate - but you seem to have
> addressed the fundemental design problems fairly well.

Thanks.  I guess I'm getting practiced at it by now.

> The main problem will be gettting an IPv6 setup so I can test this
> stuff...

If you're new to IPv6, a good place to look for links is www.hs247.com.  

> Naturally, any patch would need to be to HEAD.

Of course.  The Samba 2.2.3a patch is only for prototyping and to provide
support for those users who don't want to run HEAD code on their
production systems.  :-)  Once I get some sort of blessing from a
developer willing and able to commit a patch to CVS, I'll adapt the thing
to HEAD.  -Nathan

| Nathan Lutchansky | lutchann at litech.org |  Lithium Technologies  |
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