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Re: [libvirt] [Spice-devel] RFC: spice-server default listen behaviour change



Gerd Hoffmann píše v Pá 15. 06. 2012 v 10:36 +0200:
> Hi,
> 
> > This is pretty important wrt dual-stack configurations because they can
> > be implemented with just slight changes to spice server (unlike the old
> > RFE requesting listening on multiple addresses):
> > 
> > * when no addr= or ipvx options are set, listen on ::0
> 
> spice-server sets "ai.ai_flags = AI_PASSIVE | AI_ADDRCONFIG", which
> should make getaddrinfo() pick something reasonable, specifically listen
> on ipv6 only if the machine actually has ipv6 connectivity.
> 

I don't think that listening on IPv6 exclusively is good when the host
has both IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity. Think about dual stack setups where
the spice-server host is defined by host name that can resolve to both
IPv6 and IPv4 addresses.

David

> I think this is the behavior we want here.
> 
> > * when ipv4 and no addr= option is set, listen on 0.0.0.0
> 
> Works today.
> 
> > * when ipv6 is set, set IPV6_ONLY to 1 to make sure that spice server
> > won't listen on ipv4
> 
> Trivially to add, see patch.
> 
> > * when conflicting ipvx and addr= options are set, error out (this
> > already works fine)
> 
> Works today indeed.
> 
> cheers,
>   Gerd
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