On Thu, 17 May 2007, Tom Lane wrote:
> 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.
thats propably exactly how it happened. I agree now that a workaround
is needed until the inet types supports scoped addresses.
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