[BitTorrent] ipv6

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Fri Jan 28 00:03:46 EST 2005


--On Wednesday, January 26, 2005 11:47 PM -0800 Karst Bjorgson 
<karstbj at yahoo.com> wrote:

> In fact, even if the system does not support IPv6, it
> should still be possible to hack an IPv6 connectivity
> test by handcoding IPv6 packets and sending them over
> a raw socket.

That assumes an IPv6-capable router on the segment. If you've only got an 
IPv4 stack, then send your packet to the 6to4 anycast router.

Hacking packets shouldn't be done by high-level stuff, anyway. If your 
tracker needs to worry about this, get an IPv6-capable platform and do it 
right.


 
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