Perl and IPv6. It's alright now.

Jesse Vincent jesse at
Sun Apr 17 14:44:22 BST 2011

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 02:02:59PM +0100, Duncan Garland wrote:
> Hi,
> I was half-involved in a discussion about IPv6 on Friday.


> I think some wheels were turning in the background. In the middle of last
> year one of the people who had been highlighting the problems, Steffan,
> filed it as a bug with p5p. He lists a number of tasks as completed (several
> by him) and a number more as outstanding. There are half a dozen
> constructive replies and then it goes quiet.
> That was nine months ago.
> What's the situation now?
> Does anybody have a high-level summary of the current situation? Would
> anybody like to write one? I don't think I'm the right person. I don't know
> if it's alright now or not.

Please test Perl 5.13.11 and tell us if all the primitives you need are
in Everything should work fine.

If you need this support on earlier perls, please test out things like

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