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Bug 228106 - p0f doesn't recognise IPv6 connections.
Summary: p0f doesn't recognise IPv6 connections.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: p0f
Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
Blocks: IPv6Blocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-09 23:48 UTC by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2008-05-06 19:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-05-06 19:12:19 UTC

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Description David Woodhouse 2007-02-09 23:48:46 UTC
Run p0f on workstation.

Connect to workstation's SMTP port from some machine elsewhere... see no output
from p0f. Connect to workstation's IPv4 address by number instead of by name...
see p0f report the connection.

Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2007-02-11 16:55:22 UTC
How would you suggest this be fixed?

Upstream has no ipv6 support at all. I suppose I could ask them about it... 
I'm accepting patches if you can add ipv6 support... ;) 

Comment 2 David Woodhouse 2007-02-11 17:02:37 UTC
Personally, I feel that's the job of the Fedora maintainer of the package in

Comment 3 Kevin Fenzi 2007-02-12 17:24:11 UTC
In reply to comment #2: 

To contact the maintainer? 
Surely. I have done so... will let you know what he says. 

To code enhancements to software that someone is simply packaging from upstream?
If time and interest permits, great, but I don't think it's a requirement that 
package maintainers do so.

Comment 4 David Woodhouse 2007-02-18 10:19:22 UTC
I meant the latter. Fedora is a fully IPv6-capable distribution, and it is the
responsibility of the package maintainer to ensure that packages meet the
standards we expect. I think the concept of 'simply packaging' should be

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 06:10:41 UTC
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 19:12:17 UTC
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
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