[tahoe-dev] does Tahoe support IPv6 fully?

Marco Tedaldi marco.tedaldi at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 04:39:14 UTC 2012


I was just about the post the exactly same question right now. Because
since a few weeks I have IPv6 running at home. Ok, it is only a tunnel
over he.net but it seems to be reliable and does not need any NAT
anymore (and thus no port forwarding and stuff like that).

Thank you for the information Zooko. I'm really looking forward to full
IPv6 support in Tahoe and also native IPv6 from my provider (which was
announced for 2013 but I only believe it when I see it).

best regards

Marco

On 10.10.2012 16:12, Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 12:25 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
>>
>> I would to like to try running it on cjdns, which is IPv6-only.
>> Is IPv6 supported?
> 
> Hello Eugen. Interesting idea to run Tahoe-LAFS over cjdns!
> Unfortunately, Tahoe-LAFS doesn't work with IPv6 yet.
> 
> Here's the main ticket tracking this within Tahoe-LAFS: #867. It is
> currently blocked on getting Foolscap working over IPv6: Foolscap
> ticket #155. Foolscap ticket #155 is marked as being blocked on
> getting Twisted working over IPv6: Twisted ticket #3014, but I think
> that might not actually be true anymore. Since that Foolscap ticket
> #155 was created, the Twisted folks have made a great deal of progress
> on adding IPv6 support. See the Twisted wiki page about IPv6:
> 
> http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/wiki/IPv6
> 
> It could be that with the implementation of Twisted is sufficient.
> However, we would still need someone to do a little bit of work to
> make Foolscap expose that functionality -- see the details in the
> Foolscap #155 ticket.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Zooko
> 
> https://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/867# use ipv6
> 
> http://foolscap.lothar.com/trac/ticket/155# handle IPv6
> 
> http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/3014# Support IPv6 at least as
> well as IPv4 is supported
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