#215 Cannot connect via IPv6 name/address

v2.0
open
Networking (54)
5
2007-03-16
2007-03-07
No

There are actually two problems. First, it appears that the name resolution done inside of RFBConnection is always IPv4. This should be fixed so that a name can be resolved to an IPv6 address, as well as an IPv4 address.
After that, the presumption that a "host:port" specification can be entered into the "host" text widget will cause problems for entering IPv6 addresses. It either needs to parse [host6addr]:port type things, or simply not use the "host:port" at all so an IPv6 address can be entered.
This problem exists in 2.0b4, and presumedly many (if not all) earlier.

Discussion

  • Jared McIntyre

    Jared McIntyre - 2007-03-16
    • assigned_to: nobody --> thepoet
     

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