[6bone] Fwd: BCP 80, RFC 3681 on Delegation of E.F.F.3.IP6.ARPA
jeroen at unfix.org
Thu Jan 22 05:35:51 PST 2004
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Stig Venaas [mailto:Stig.Venaas at uninett.no] wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 03:49:21AM +0100, Jørgen Hovland wrote:
> > Hi
> > I don't think we need to force anybody to migrate to .arpa. Just wait and
> > Jesus will come.
> > I recieved this answer from Microsoft. Service Pack 2 will do the trick with XP.
> > All newer microsoft operating systems already use ip6.arpa (Unsure about
> > CE though).
Good to hear about that finally ;)
> > I have no idea about Linux and I'm not very into guessing here. I'm
> > already pretty unhappy with their choices of charset filtering, but thats
> > another issue.
> I think this is an resolver issue, and not much of an
> application issue.
> The GLIBC resolver on Linux has done .arpa for quite a while.
Indeed, except that there are a lot of distributions which patched
their glibc, that supported ip6.arpa to do ip6.int *only*.
These patches now will have to be revoked and boxes need to be upgraded.
There was a load of problems about this in the debian community btw ;)
But at least unstable/testing does it the correct way(tm)
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