[Dnsmasq-discuss] localise-queries and IPv6

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Aug 6 17:14:39 BST 2019

On 03/08/2019 18:11, Carsten Spieß wrote:
> Hello,
> I've added entries for a multi homed machine to the hosts file.
> For IPv4 i get one address localized to the caller,
> for IPv6 i get a list of all addresses.
> The man page notes for localise-queries 'Currently this facility is limited to IPv4.'
> Is there any technical reason for this behaviour or is there just 'a bit work to be done'?

The technical reason is limited to "it's not obvious that this nasty
hack is useful for IPv6" If it could be demonstrated to be useful,
there's nothing to stop if being implemented for IPV6, as far as I know.


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