[Dnsmasq-discuss] localise-queries and IPv6

Carsten Spieß fli4l at carsten-spiess.de
Tue Aug 6 18:14:52 BST 2019

Hello Simon,

> > 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.

Is a multi homed machine not a usefull scenario in IPv6?
This would avoid unnecessary routing (as in IPv4).

Regards, Carsten
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