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Subject: [gopher] Re: gopher and IPv6
From: Jeroen Schot <schot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 12:52:00 +0100
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

On Jan 17, 2009, at 11:34 PM, Cameron Kaiser wrote:

>>>> after some tries to enable public access to my home gopher reliably
>>>> (read: without NAT and other evil stuff), i'd like to set up an  
>>>> IPv6
>>>> gopher. But: i haven't yet managed to have any gopher daemon bind  
>>>> to an
>>>> IPv6 port yet. What i tried so far is: GoFish and pygopherd.
>>>> Anyone did this before? Or is there a gopher server that runs from
>>>> xinetd? Have until now only tried standalone servers (the two named
>>>> above).
>>> bucktooth will happily run in either environment. I haven't really  
>>> tested
>>> it in IPv6 however (grumbles at upstream).
>> Well, as far as i can tell right now, bucktooth happily serves  
>> gopher over
>> IPv6 both on IPv6-only machines as well as on dual-stack boxes.  
>> Configuration
>> of xinetd is a tad, umm, unintuitive as i had to find out.
> Does it properly report source addresses in the log file? I am  
> encouraged
> to hear that it operates, however.
> Once my ISP offers me IPv6, I intend to do more testing with it.

I run bucktooth (0.2.6) from openbsd-inetd dual-stack. I just checked,  
and ipv6 source addresses are *not* correct: It always shows  
Maybe I have some time next week to see if I can solve this.


Jeroen Schot

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