[SDL] SDL_net and IPv6

Forest Hale havoc at ghdigital.com
Thu Jul 21 15:41:47 PDT 2011


In case it might be useful as a reference, here is my public domain UDP networking code which supports IPv4 + IPv6 + its own memory loopback interface on Windows + Linux + OSX:
http://svn.icculus.org/twilight/trunk/darkplaces/lhnet.c?view=markup

On 07/21/2011 10:10 AM, Nathaniel J Fries wrote:
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> Rob Probin wrote:
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> Hi Nathaniel,
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> I don't see any documentation on using SDL_net for IPv6.
> We're out of IPv4 addresses (the last few were reserved a cpl months ago), so the need to convert applications and services to use IPv6 is a very important one to address now.
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> Agreed. But I expect it requires someone to make do the work for SDL_net
> ... we need volunteers!
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> Regards,
> Rob
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> I might work on it, but I've never actually worked with IPv6 before.
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