[BitTorrent] ipv6

Christoph Hohmann reboot at gmx.ch
Mon Jan 24 16:10:01 EST 2005


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Justin Cormack wrote:

>I cant see any real advantage in being able to run a tracker for ipv6
>clients if you dont have ipv6 connectivity, as they can always connect
>with ipv4 (presumably they will look much like natted hosts then, will
>check once I have some machines up with ipv6 but no ipv4 addresses).

IPv6 clients should be able to talk to each other with IPv6
even if the tracker does not support it. Why should the
tracker restrict IPv6 clients to IPv4 only because it
doesn't support IPv6 itself?

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