Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 198370
Package gnome-pilot lacks IPv6 support
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:58:06 EST
This bug was reported automaticaly in connection with IPv6 project.
Our aim is to support IPv6 in all Fedora Core packages so FC6 and RHEL5 will be ready for IPv6.
This package seems to lack IPv6 support as is illustrated in attached log.
Here follows part of scanning log (grep -r F_INET *)/up to 30 lines:
/gnome-pilot-2.0.13/gpilotd/gnome-pilot-structures.c:431: s = socket (AF_INET, SOCK_DGRAM, 0);
/gnome-pilot-2.0.13/gpilotd/gnome-pilot-structures.c:467: if (ifr->ifr_addr.sa_family != AF_INET)
/gnome-pilot-2.0.13/gpilotd/gnome-pilot-structures.c:595: device->fd = socket (AF_INET, SOCK_DGRAM, 0);
/gnome-pilot-2.0.13/gpilotd/gnome-pilot-structures.c:602: serv_addr.sin_family = AF_INET;
Matt, does gnome-pilot-2.0.15 support IPv6?
No, but this limitation also exists in the pilot-link layer, on which
gnome-pilot depends, AFAIK. Support would need to be added there, too.
Reassigning this to Matt Davey. I'm not going to be doing anything with this in
the foreseeable future.
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