Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 5 months ago

#1656 new enhancement

Refactor TCP unit to make ipv6 work from core

Reported by: sjamaan Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: 5.4
Component: core libraries Version: 5.1.0
Keywords: tcp, sockets, ipv6, ipv4 Cc:
Estimated difficulty: medium

Description

With the IPv4 address space having officially run out, I think we should start planning to make the tcp6 egg part of core.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 8 months ago by sjamaan

Milestone: 5.35.4

comment:2 Changed 5 months ago by Christopher Brannon

I would love to work on this. What can I do to help?

comment:3 Changed 5 months ago by sjamaan

Hi! Thanks a lot for wanting to help out. I think the best thing you can do is take a close look at the tcp6 egg and identify what would be required to make it part of core in a backwards-compatible way (i.e., existing ipv4 code should continue to work).

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