[Linux-ha-dev] [PATCH] IPv6 HBcomm plugin
beekhof at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 06:17:52 MDT 2008
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 12:42, Keisuke MORI <kskmori at intellilink.co.jp> wrote:
> Dejan Muhamedagic <dejanmm at fastmail.fm> writes:
>> Hi Keisuke-san,
>> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 06:04:58PM +0900, Keisuke MORI wrote:
>>> I've been implementing HBcomm plugin to enable IPv6
>>> communication among the cluster nodes and the ping nodes.
>>> It is still an experimental implementation and
>>> I would appreciate on any feedback.
>> One quick question: Why did you create a new plugin instead of
>> extending the existing ones with IPv6 capabilities?
> Well, no big reasons but
> - I wanted to preserve the old code untouched for the stability.
> - It would have many if/cases to sepalete AF_INET/AF_INET6 codes,
> particularly in the ping code.
both good reasons IMHO
and in case anyone cares... the new pingd tool (the stand-alone
version that supports both stacks) also supports IPv6
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