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Re: Exim and IPv6 Help
On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Sheldon Hearn wrote:
> However, this doesn't look like "a shortcoming in OpenBSD". Rather, it
> seems to me that Exim should use one socket per family at least. That's
> certainly what most of the IPv6-enabled code in the FreeBSD base system
> appears to do, and some even uses one socket per address.
You can make Exim use one socket per address. Just set local_interfaces.
However, at present it always uses an IPv6 socket, and maps IPv4
addresses. I will make it more flexible, since it seems that the
transition isn't going the same way on all systems.
Philip Hazel University of Cambridge Computing Service,
firstname.lastname@example.org Cambridge, England. Phone: +44 1223 334714.