On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 11:46:28AM -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 07:01:25AM -0600, Ralph Castain wrote:
> >>> Do you agree to go on with two oob components, tcp and tcp6?
> >> Yes, I think that's the right approach
> > It's a deal. ;)
> Actually, I would disagree here (sorry for jumping in late! :-( ).
No problem, just two hours ago, Christian and me decided to drop
the idea of oob/tcp6 and go on with only one oob-tcp-component.
It shouldn't be that hard and I'll try it tonight or tomorrow.
> Can we just have one component that handles both ivp4 and ivp6?
Yes. At least that's what I try to code ;)
> Appropriate #if's can be added
Are already present.
> (I'm willing to help with the configure.m4 mojo -- the
That's good. Just check for struct sockaddr_in6 and add
-DIPV6 to the CFLAGS. This flag is currently needed by
opal/util/if.* and orte/mca/oob/tcp/*, so one might limit
it to the two corresponding makefiles.
We can also set/define IPV6 in something_config.h.
It'd also be a good idea to have a --disable-ipv6 configure flag.
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