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Re: IPv6 Support for INET/CIDR types.

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Vadim Kogan <vadim(at)xcf(dot)berkeley(dot)edu>
Cc: Paul A Vixie <vixie(at)vix(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: IPv6 Support for INET/CIDR types.
Date: 2001-09-23 03:05:00
Message-ID: 200109230305.f8N350c26760@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-patches
Do we have patch we can apply here?

> There are bugs there! I know for sure.
> 
> I agree that the preferred way would be to have ISC release first and then
> incorporate that. Once ISC releases the inet_* stuff, I can generate diff
> based on that (with postgres-specific stuff).
> 
> I will try my best to send the latest version that I'm using. There are
> still bugs there I think. But if enough people try enough random IPs/etc.
> eventually all broken special cases will be fixed.
> 
> On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 02:10:37PM -0700, Paul A Vixie wrote:
> > we're working this into a BIND release and will have the official ISC
> > version of these diffs to the inet_*() functions within a day or so.
> > 
> > the inet_*() functions are meant to be transitive, and the existing IPv4
> > entry points all are, so we're changing these contributed IPv6 entry points
> > to also be transitive, then we'll ship them.
> > 
> > as soon as we have something we're happy with i'll drop you a copy.
> > 
> > > From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
> > > Message-Id: <200109062045(dot)f86KjPV21792(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
> > > Subject: Re: [PATCHES] IPv6 Support for INET/CIDR types.
> > > In-Reply-To: <20010805232707(dot)S32686(at)scam(dot)xcf(dot)berkeley(dot)edu> "from Vadim Kogan
> > >  at Aug 5, 2001 11:27:07 pm"
> > > To: Vadim Kogan <vadim(at)xcf(dot)berkeley(dot)edu>
> > > Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 16:45:25 -0400 (EDT)
> > > CC: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Paul A Vixie <vixie(at)mfnx(dot)net>
> > > X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.4ME+ PL90 (25)]
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> > > 
> > > 
> > > Can I have a version of this that can be applied?  7.2 beta will start
> > > on Monday.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > -- Start of PGP signed section.
> > > > Attached is a patch that adds IPv6 support for inet and cidr datatypes. All
> > > > the functionality that was available for IPv4 is available for IPv6. In
> > > > addition comparison between IPv4 and IPv4-in-IPv6 addresses is available.
> > > > 
> > > > **** WARNING: THIS PATCH HAS NOT BEEN TESTED ENOUGH! ****
> > > > (There is still some minor debug stuff left and such)
> > > > The patch is not likely to kill any of your data, but it could crash your
> > > > backend.
> > > > 
> > > > Due to me being relatively busy lately, I was hoping that other people might
> > > > want to help me test the patch. If you have a problem, just email me what
> > > > you were doing and I will try to reproduce and fix it. Hopefully we can get
> > > > this small patch to the point of being stable soon enough and have it
> > > > included in the main tree.
> > > > 
> > > > Paul: I suppose you can take a look at inet_{net,cidr}_{pton,ntop} stuff,
> > > > test it and eventually include with your code. Sorry for the delay, I had
> > > > this part more or less ready a while back, but never had time to finish the
> > > > postgres-specific part...
> > > > 
> > > > Vadim.
> > > > 
> > > -- End of PGP section.
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > >   Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
> > >   pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 853-3000
> > >   +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  830 Blythe Avenue
> > >   +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026
> 
> 
> Vadim.
> 
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  Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
  pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 853-3000
  +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  830 Blythe Avenue
  +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026

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