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> Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> [good stuff snipped]
> >Yes, could do easily but wouldn?t work for my above case, would it?  I
> >can help you with the code for v4 and jails if you help me with the code
> >for IPv6?
> Well, not quite what you volunteered to do, but can you fill in the INET6 code
> for this code snippet? (It does what Alan suggested for INET.)
> 
> 
>       /*
>        * Find out what IP# localhost maps to and whether or not use of
>        * INET6 is required.  Jails will map 127.0.0.1 to another INET
>        * address.
>        */
>       use_inet6 = 0;
>       s = socket(PF_INET, SOCK_DGRAM, 0);
>       if (s < 0) {
>               use_inet6 = 1;
>               s = socket(PF_INET6, SOCK_DGRAM, 0);
>       }
>       if (s < 0)
>               err(1, "Can't create a inet/inet6 socket");
>       if (use_inet6 != 0) {
>               ;       /* Needs code... */
>       } else {
>               memset(&sad, 0, sizeof(sad));
>               sad.sin_len = sizeof(sad);
>               sad.sin_family = AF_INET;
>               sad.sin_addr.s_addr = inet_addr("127.0.0.1");
>               sad.sin_port = 0;
>               ret = bind(s, (struct sockaddr *)&sad, sizeof(sad));
>               if (ret > 0)
>                       err(1, "Can't bind 127.0.0.1");
>               memset(&sad, 0, sizeof(sad));
>               slen = sizeof(sad);
>               ret = getsockname(s, (struct sockaddr *)&sad, &slen);
>               if (ret < 0)
>                       err(1, "Can't get bound sockaddr");
>               printf("locaddr: %s\n", inet_ntoa(sad.sin_addr));
>       }
> 
> If the IPv4 code isn't sufficient, please let me know. (I think I know how to 
> make
> the RPC code use IPv6, but I need to know what IPv6 address to use. I get 
> confused
> by link local/site local/? It needs to be an address that is "this machine".

ipv4 127.0.0.1 == ipv6 ::1, see /etc/hosts

> 
> Thanks for your help with this, rick
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Rod Grimes                                                 rgri...@freebsd.org
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