Subject: Re: pkg/17672: wwwoffle-2.7b expects IPv4-mapped IPv6 address support
To: None <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/22/2002 00:18:30
In article <>, writes:
> wwwoffle-2.7b does not bind if bind-ipv6 is 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0,
> expecting it accepts IPv4 connections with IPv4-mapped IPv6 address.
> Now NetBSD does not allow IPv4-mapped IPv6 address connections,
> so IPv4 clients can't connect to wwwoffled.
> Set bind-ipv4 = and bind-ipv6 = :: in wwwoffle.conf.

As a work-around, you can set the "net.inet6.ip6.bindv6only" sysctl
to "0". I don't know why that's not the default in NetBSD -- I don't
see a downside.