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From: Michael Tuexen <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2004 23:41:37 +0200
Ethereal does not show IPv6 addresses on my Mac OS X 10.3.4 system...

Best regards

On Jul 17, 2004, at 11:29 PM, Guy Harris wrote:

On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 04:47:35PM +0200, Ulf Lamping wrote:
But I don't even know, if the winpcap/libpcap libraries will report that
IPv6 addresses, so I don't know if it will be possible at all.
*If* reporting IPv6 addresses is supported by these libraries, it would
be easy to implement.
If you're using the address list from "pcap_findalldevs()", then, at
least on some platforms, you will get IPv6 addresses (and if there are
platforms on which you don't, that's a bug).

It should work on:

	the BSDs;

	Linux distributions with "getifaddrs()";

	*possibly* Linux distributions without "getifaddrs()";


	at least some Win32 systems;

and possibly others.  (I no longer have access to as many different
OSes, and don't remember whethere I tried AIX or Digital UNIX systems
with IPv6 addresses.)

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