[kaffe] ipv6 on freebsd problems & partial workaround

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Sun May 23 13:48:02 PDT 2004

Hi jrandom,

jrandom wrote:
> g'morning y'all,

> This works and doesn't seem to violate any getByName contract, though it
> obviously doesnt fix the IPv6 issue.  I tried it using that host's DNS
> name, its IPv4 address, and its IPv6 address (the first two worked, the
> IPv6 didnt).

I've just checked in (a possibly unrelated) NetworkInterface fix.

I'm wondering if it would be in general desirable for a NetworkInterface 
to always return its InetAddresses in a sorted (IPv4, IPv6) fashion?

> To test this I had to revert to Release_1_1_5_Branch, apply the
> freebsd2/md.h patch as well and tweak the above InetAddress.java patch to
> work off that older code.  I would have preferred going against HEAD, but
> even after reverting my copy of kjc.jar back a few days, I ran into
> another kooky error:
>  java/awt/peer/WindowPeer.java:41: error:Cannot find class "ContainerPeer" [JLS 8]
> That didn't make any sense whatsoever, since ContainerPeer.java is in the
> same dir, public, and I couldn't see anything wrong with it.

That one has been fixed in CVS head, thanks!

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