[erlang-bugs] Connection to IPv6 link local address fails due to missing scope identifier

Michael Stapelberg <>
Wed Oct 13 10:40:59 CEST 2010


Excerpts from Raimo Niskanen's message of 2010-10-13 09:04:30 +0200:
> Scope identifiers are currently not implemented. They are also not quite
> portable, especially how you find them out and translate them into the 32-bit
> scope ID needed in sockaddr_in6{}.
The most easy way is to use getaddrinfo(3).

Thanks for your detailed reply.

Best regards,

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