[patch] checking loopback ip address for ipv4?

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Thu Sep 4 18:46:21 GMT 2008

boyang schrieb:
> Hi, everybody:
>       First I am quite sorry that I didn't realize the format to send
> email. I am quite sorry for the inconvenience.
>       According to RFC3330 and RFC1700, is used for loopback
> address. Therefore, it is not enough just to check, any
> address resides in is loopback address. The issue appears in
> net ads dns register, somebody has configured to loopback
> interface, and it is registered with dns, which is not right.
>       It is true that is the popular way that is used by
> loopback interface, but there is always exceptions that somebody uses
> other address in as loopback address.
>       patch for v3-[023]-test and v3-devel arrive in attachment, please
> review it.


are you sure this doesn't break 'make test'?

We may need some more magic...


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