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Re: IPv6 support for yp/NIS
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 06:28:31PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> In article <20081209045753.GC16469%mewburn.net@localhost>,
> Luke Mewburn <lukem%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
> >On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 05:36:04PM -0400, Glen R. J. Neff wrote:
> > | I find myself in one hell of a conundrum. I need an NIS server that
> > | supports IPv6.
> > |
> > | I initially tried with FreeBSD but found that every piece of the yp
> > | suite supported IPv6 except ypserv.
> > |
> > | Then someone told me that NetBSD's ypserv supported it, so I gave it a
> > | try, and they're right, it does! But you know what, in the case of
> > | NetBSD, every piece of the yp suite supports IPv6 except ypbind.
> >Have you submitted a PR about the lack of IPv6 in ypbind?
> >Less likely for the problem to be forgotten about that way.
> Isn't the problem that RPC does not really support anything but IPv4?
If that is really the case then there are a bunch of NetBSD RPC
programs needlessly opening IPv6 ports.
The problem is that ypbind version 2 only knows about IPv4. I'm
looking into adding support for version 3 ala Sun's later version
Note I can't see where FreeBSD's ypbind supports IPv6 either.
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