[Mageia-sysadm] geoip and IPv6

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 00:03:48 CET 2012

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 19:29, Romain d'Alverny <rdalverny at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> pterjan gently installed/activated php-geoip on www for our download
> pages, so I can use geoip_* functions. So far, I used to rely on
> MaxMind specific library in PHP.
> However, it looks like it's completely lost with IPv6 clients (and the
> library I used before was certainly as well, I'm just considering the
> problem with a fresh eye here).

The version in 1 did not have ipv6 data, I added it few months ago.
As cauldron has a new version (1.4.8) I will check if it is safe to
backport it to infra

> Consequence: it doesn't break our downloads, however, from the Web
> site, our IPv6 visitors are redirected to a completely random server
> to download our software. IPv4 are still redirected to their "closest"
> mirror.

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