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Re: Disabling IPV6_V6ONLY a bad idea?

On Fri, 20 Apr 2012 10:29:46 -0400
Ken Hornstein <> wrote:

> I think that depends on your application ... I found myself special-casing
> the IPv4-address-in-IPv6 case a lot when I had a single socket.  Having
> two sockets was just easier because I knew that a IPv6 socket was IPv6,
> no exceptions.  Handling multiple sockets for me wasn't an issue; that
> code has been around forever.

I agree, I also simply bind two sockets in my daemons.  As you say,
this is already needed to bind to specific, multiple interfaces...

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