Christian Kratzer <ck-lists(at)cksoft(dot)de> writes:
> It's not that simple though. The ipv6 stack will propably not allow
> users to build sockets from addresses in link local scope from a
> specific interface to a server bound to a global address, ::1, or
> scoped to any other interface. After all link local means exactly
> So if you have your postgres listening on ::1 you will not be
> able to connect from your fe80::dead:beef%fxp0 address.
But if you tell it to listen to *, won't it bind to everything in sight?
In particular we know that this thread started because someone had a
connection through a scoped address, so one way or another it's possible.
regards, tom lane
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