[erlang-patches] [PATCH] epmd: support IPv6 node registration

Fredrik <>
Fri May 3 16:36:08 CEST 2013


On 05/03/2013 04:32 PM, Michael Santos wrote:
> On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 04:04:13PM +0200, Fredrik wrote:
>> On 05/03/2013 03:44 PM, Fredrik wrote:
>>> On 05/03/2013 03:27 PM, Michael Santos wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 07:55:17AM -0500, Michael Santos wrote:
>>>>> Allow IPv6 nodes to register with and query epmd. On systems with
>>>>> IPv6 support:
>>>>>
>>>>> * epmd listens on both the IPv4 and IPv6 ANY or loopback sockets
>>>>>
>>>>> * the epmd cli client connects to epmd over the IPv6 loopback
>>>>>
>>>>> * distributed nodes started with "-proto_dist inet6_tcp" will register
>>>>>    with epmd over IPv6
>>>>>
>>>>> The interaction between IPv4 and IPv6 sockets depends on the platform:
>>>>>
>>>>> * FreeBSD allows multiple "specific" sockets to bind the same
>>>>> port (such
>>>>>    as 2 sockets listening to the same port on ANY and the loopback).
>>>>>    Binding port 4369 to IPv4 and IPv6 sockets simulataneously
>>>>> is allowed.
>>>>>
>>>>> * Linux does not allow the same port to be bound by different sockets.
>>>>>    Setting the IPV6_V6ONLY socket option is required.
>>>>>
>>>>> * Windows
>>>>>
>>>>>    The behaviour differs depending on the version of Windows:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/bb513665(v=vs.85).aspx
>>>>>
>>>>>    According to the site, sockets on Windows XP with Service
>>>>> Pack 1 (SP1)
>>>>>    and Windows Server 2003 will only listen on either IPv4 or IPv6, so
>>>>>    creating two sockets is required to service IPv4 and IPv6 traffic on
>>>>>    the same port. The IPV6_V6ONLY socket option is not supported.
>>>>>
>>>>>    For Windows Vista and later, a single socket can handle
>>>>> IPv4 and IPv6
>>>>>    traffic for the same port. The IPV6_V6ONLY socket option is
>>>>> supported
>>>>>    and is enabled for IPv6 sockets by default.
>>>>> ---
>>>>>   erts/doc/src/epmd.xml             |    2 +-
>>>>>   erts/doc/src/erl.xml              |   22 +++++
>>>>>   erts/epmd/src/epmd.c              |    6 +-
>>>>>   erts/epmd/src/epmd_cli.c          |   11 ++-
>>>>>   erts/epmd/src/epmd_int.h          |   63 +++++++++----
>>>>>   erts/epmd/src/epmd_srv.c          |  184
>>>>> +++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
>>>>>   erts/epmd/test/epmd_SUITE.erl     |   33 ++++++-
>>>>>   lib/kernel/src/erl_epmd.erl       |   18 ++--
>>>>>   lib/kernel/src/inet6_tcp_dist.erl |    2 +-
>>>>>   9 files changed, 248 insertions(+), 93 deletions(-)
>>>> ping!
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>>> I thought that I've already mailed you back regarding this patch.
>>> But now I don't seem to remember what I wanted you to do about it.
>>> I will run it in 'pu' builds over the weekend. If it turns out OK
>>> it will be reviewed.
>>>
>> Ok,
>> Found out what I was suppose to mail you about:
>> It does not build on windows;
>>
>> epmd_srv.o : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol IN6_ARE_ADDR_EQUAL referenced in function conn_local_peer_check
>> epmd_srv.o : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol IN6_IS_ADDR_LOOPBACK referenced in function conn_local_peer_check
>> ****/bin/win32/epmd.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 2 unresolved externals
> I *think* the last version of the patch fixes the link error on Windows
> (haven't tested it). It sets the Windows version as suggested by Patrik
> Nyblom.
>
> Sorry for the confusion. I can re-send the patch or I can post it to
> github.
Please post it on github! :)

-- 

BR Fredrik Gustafsson
Erlang OTP Team



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