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Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL 8.0.3 and Ipv6

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Petr Jelinek <pjmodos(at)seznam(dot)cz>,Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>, voss(at)arnet(dot)com(dot)br,Chuck McDevitt <cmcdevitt(at)greenplum(dot)com>,"Patches (PostgreSQL)" <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL 8.0.3 and Ipv6
Date: 2005-08-22 00:08:22
Message-ID: 43091776.3060503@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:

>Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
>  
>
>>The one place that very slightly bothers me is the ::1 line in 
>>pg_hba.conf.  The fact that it comes last in the default config is its 
>>saving grace - it won't ever be reached by a passing connection. I think 
>>at least, though, we should put a warning comment line in front of it, 
>>    
>>
>
>If you like, you can improve initdb to comment that line out if
>getaddrinfo chokes on "::1", rather than believing HAVE_IPV6.
>
>			
>  
>

Good idea. Here's a patch for that. Rather than commenting it out I used 
the slightly newer initdb facility to remove it and the associated 
comment line altogether.

Passes "make check" on my linux box.

cheers

andrew

Attachment: initdb-ip6.patch
Description: text/x-patch (3.6 KB)

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