[pgpool-general: 2136] Re: IPv6 support

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at postgresql.org
Sat Sep 14 00:33:23 JST 2013

> Hi,
> I read in the pgpool-II manual that "pgpool currently does not support
> IPv6".  This statement is in the pg_hba.conf section, so I'm wondering
> if it applies only to pg_hba.conf or is true generally.  I notice that
> there is a pool_ip.c source file claiming support for IPv6, lifted
> from PostgreSQL itself.
> Will pgpool-II in general work on an all-IPv6 network?

I don't think so. For example, the current code handling socket
specifies "AF_INET", which is for IPv4 only.

> If not, is it
> planned?

Yes, it is on our TODO list. However as far as I know, nobody is
working on it.
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
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