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Re: [perl #116433] Get IO::Socket::IP into core for seemless v4/v6support

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Nicholas Clark
January 9, 2014 16:49
Re: [perl #116433] Get IO::Socket::IP into core for seemless v4/v6support
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On Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 09:02:49AM -0500, Ricardo Signes wrote:
> * David Golden <> [2014-01-08T13:05:19]
> > * IO::Socket::IP (with revised language) will be added to blead ASAP
> > (after PAUSE is back up for a release) so that it can start getting
> > tested as part of the normal blead release cycle
> …with the (perhaps obvious) proviso that it would be removed before 5.20 if too
> many problems were found during testing.  I note this only to temper the idea
> that we're "ensuring" an IO::Socket interface for IPv6 in core.  We're just
> trying to make more progress toward it.

By using Acme::Overide::INET (thanks xdg, this makes things a lot easier)*
I've found a couple of things that differ in behaviour from IO::Socket::INET,
and aren't documented as incompatibilities. Reported as

In one case, we seem to be getting a silent constructor failure.

Nicholas Clark

* Not yet on CPAN, because the PAUSE hardware is very unhappy. See

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