On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 08:36:48PM +0000, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
> > ok, while technically true, ipv6 rollout will most likely include tcp6
> > and udp6 support with it. and afaik those are 32 bit ports.
> tcp6, udp6?
>> never heard of them...
argh. sorry, most of my play with ipv6 was on openbsd boxes where you
have to specify tcp listeners on ipv4 and ipv6 seperately. i confused
that with the various proposals that came up before ipv6 was settled on
(tuba, sip and ipng were some i think). as ipv6 took a bit from each of
those proposals - and wider tcp ports were part of that - i thought that
meant they were bumping up tcp as well. instead it's just being used
to specify which ip version to listen on (which is kind of ugly actually).
so john, no, same number of tcp/udp ports. bummer.
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fork()'ed on 37058400 about anything." --nyc mayor, rudolph giuliani
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