[tor-relays] Improving Relay IPv6 - RIPE Grant

teor teor at riseup.net
Wed Dec 18 01:15:40 UTC 2019


> On 18 Dec 2019, at 02:17, NOC <tor at afo-tm.org> wrote:
> On 16.12.2019 20:37, Ralph Seichter wrote:
>> * NOC:
>>> I see a great benefit here, you could default to IPv6 for everything
>>> and enable IPv4 only as fallback [...]
>> Preferring IPv6 over IPv4 is not even remotely the same as your original
>> call to "lets drop all IPv4 only relays from consensus 2020 finally", as
>> you wrote in message <08fee42f-f45d-a8c4-d4e6-c83c05b4fb08 at afo-tm.org>.
> Read the full sentence, dropping all IPv4 only relays is unavoidable because they can't reach relays behind CG-NAT, preferring IPv6 over IPv4 is only a handy side effect of this.

There hasn't been any new information in this thread for some time,
and it appears to be escalating, so I've asked the moderators to consider
closing it.

I've already shared some details of the grant here:

> On 13 Dec 2019, at 17:26, teor <teor at riseup.net> wrote:
> The RIPE grant covers IPv6 address autodetection and self-testing.
> If the feature is reliable enough, we may turn on IPv6 on dual-stack relays
> by default. (When autodetection and self-testing both pass.)
> We don't have any plans to disable IPv4 on relays.

We'll get back to you next year when we have a timeline, and some more
specific information.

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