[Catalyst] test server running off of ipv6?

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Thu Nov 13 20:21:59 GMT 2008

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 11:31:39AM -0700, marcus.baker wrote:
> I'm running off of a linode ubuntu image, ipv6 is compiled into the kernel.
> When running my app_server.pl, it's binding to ipv4.  Via netstat -ntl:
> tcp        0      0  *               LISTEN
> >From reading around it seems like there's some situation where linux
> machines can't listen to ipv4 and ipv6 at the same time.  Again, it seems
> that ipv6 support is compiled in so I can't disable it via the modprobe
> aliases and would rather not bother recompiling (although it looks like I
> may have to).
> I'm wondering if there's been any attempt to get the test server going on
> ipv6?  I attempted altering Catalyst::Engine::HTTP to use IO::Socket::INET6
> instead of IO::Socket::INET, seemed to get it listening a bit but then it
> seemed like there were other pieces of code that also need to be updated to
> work on ipv6 and didn't want to get to far into it without seeing if
> progress had been made elsewhere.

I don't know of any work in that direction but I'm sure we'd love to see
somebody give it a go - consider starting a thread on catalyst-dev about

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