[mrtg-developers] Re: MRTG 2.10 (fwd)

Simon Leinen simon at limmat.switch.ch
Mon Jun 2 07:31:12 MEST 2003

Lorenzo Colitti writes:
> Rafael Martinez Torres wrote:
>>>> The problem is that we have to work around a bug in the Debian INET6
>>>> module. Specifically, if you call IO::Socket::INET6->new() without
>>>> specifying a remote address, INET6.pm will create an IPv4 socket, and
>>>> IPv6 won't work.
>> Then ( and only then ) this will be bug on INET6.pm

> Yes, it is a bug in INET6.pm (the Debian version).

>>>> The workaround for this bug is to specify the host and port in the
>>>> IO::Socket::INET6->new() call. But this causes the "reply from different
>>>> IPv6 address doesn't work" problem. So you can't just use a different
>>>> INET6, you have to modify both INET6 and SNMP_Session.
>> Did you ckeck my INET6.pm then ? If mine is sucessfull, then it would be
>> easier to use the correct one than hacking the SNMP_Session.

> If we use your INET6.pm, we have to change SNMP_Session.pm as well.

See my last message for a version of SNMP_Session.pm that works (well)
with Rafael's INET6.pm (1.26/1.90).

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