Subject: Re: inetd.conf: only tcp6/udp6 is enough ?
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Date: 04/11/2000 09:34:53
>On Mon, Apr 10, 2000 at 10:04:48PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>> says on inetd.conf:
>> ``Because AF_INET6 sockets work with either the IPv4 or IPv6 protocols,
>> specifying a proto value of tcp6 (udp6) is sufficient.''
>> Is this valid for NetBSD/KAME as well?
>Optionally, depending on this sysctl set to zero in -current: net.inet6.ip6.bindv6only 

	i've put some description into src/etc/inetd.conf and inetd.conf(5).

>Default it is set to one meaning AF_INET6 sockets work with IPv6 only.
>This violates the standard a bit, but is the more reasonable choice as
>following the standard gives more potential interoperability problems.

	I should also note that, if we follow the standard (AF_INET6 gets
	IPv4 traffic), we become more vulnerable.  I really vote for separate
	AF_INET{,6} sockets.
(section 3)