[Bug 451] New: new config-Option: IPv4or6

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Thu Dec 5 17:47:54 EST 2002

I fail to see the real usefulness of this command, as manual configuration 
on a host-basis seems like a big chore to me .. much bigger than just 
trying v6 and using it if AAAA records are found.

On Thu, 5 Dec 2002 bugzilla-daemon at mindrot.org wrote:

> http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=451
>            Summary: new config-Option: IPv4or6
>            Product: Portable OpenSSH
>            Version: 3.5p1
>           Platform: All
>                URL: http://www.toppoint.de/~wklaebe/ipv4or6-config-
>                     3.5p1.diff
>         OS/Version: All
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: enhancement
>           Priority: P2
>          Component: ssh
>         AssignedTo: openssh-unix-dev at mindrot.org
>         ReportedBy: bugzilla at orion.toppoint.de
> I wanted an option for my .ssh/config enabling me to say "use IPv6 for this host". Basically, I looked what command line options -4 and -6 do in ssh and made a config option out of it.
> Patch at http://www.toppoint.de/~wklaebe/ipv4or6-config-3.5p1.diff
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Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords

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