IPV6 address support on exit nodes

Marcus Wolschon Marcus at Wolschon.biz
Thu Feb 10 10:49:13 UTC 2011

Am 10.02.2011 11:45, schrieb coderman:
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 12:54 AM, Bjoern A. Zeeb
> <bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net>  wrote:
>> ...
>> why would that be given the router (exit node) would do the resolving
>> on behalf of the proxy and initiate multiple connects.  That should be
>> transparent to the proxy and OR network, shouldn't it?
> if you could structure streams such that the exit chosen could always
> satisfy both IPv4 and IPv6 to same named destination this could be
> delegated to the endpoints.
> note that depending on how the client is using Tor there may be
> multiple resolve requests, following by one or more stream exit
> requests, and exit policies or destinations (v4 or v6) may entail
> distinct paths across to different exits depending on IPv4 or IPv6
> transit.
> put another way: you cannot assume exit requests will be by name
> rather than explicit address.
> best regards,

During all this planning please keep in mind that IPv6-only will exist too.


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