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Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 8.0.3 and Ipv6

From: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: <voss(at)arnet(dot)com(dot)br>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 8.0.3 and Ipv6
Date: 2005-08-16 21:54:37
Message-ID: 1266.68.221.11.26.1124229277.squirrel@www.dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Researching this some more, I see:

/mingw/include/ws2tcpip.h:struct sockaddr_in6 {

do we need to include this somewhere?

cheers

andrew

Andrew Dunstan said:
>
> [moving lists]
>
> First, this question should not be on the -patches list. Please read
> the  mailing list descriptions carefully before posting and use the
> right one  - in this case probably the -hackers-win32 list.
>
> IPv6 is a build time setting, and it appears that the current build
> environment used for Windows (or at least mine) does not support IPv6.
> It looks for struct sockaddr_in6 and fails to find it, apparently.
>
> In fact, I am surprised that your postmaster doesn't complain if you
> put  an IPv6 address in pg_hba.conf.
>
> cheers
>
> andrew
>
>
>
> Solange wrote:
>
>> Hi, I am with problems to function postgreSQL 8.0.3 in
>> windows XP with the Ipv6 protocol. I try to have access the
>> bank in the following way:
>>
>>  psql -h ::1 -d db_teste -u postgres
>>
>>  but it gives an error: could not translate ::1: Unknown host.
>>  already I configured the archive pg_hba.conf so that it has
>> accepted address::1 of ipv6. My machine is effecting ping6 in
>> ::1 and my apache server also is functioning in ipv6. I made
>> everything what it said in the manual.
>>
>> My question is the following one: PostgreSQL does not function in
>> windows XP
>> with the Ipv6 protocol, or has that to configure plus some
>> thing? Or It only functions in linux?
>> Necessary of some patch so that it functions in windows Xp?
>
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