RE: Problem compiling IPERF 1.1.1 on Red Hat 9.
On Wed, 28 May 2003, Tanya Brethour wrote:
> > I have not reproduced the problem myself but one of my colleagues
> > claimed that the addition of support for IPv6 in the new version
> > adversely affected the IPv4 functionality. I am not sure if he was
> > using 1.7.0 or not but if you like, I can try to reproduce the problem
> > and get back to you. It will not be until next week however, as my
> > coworker is out this week.
> Keep in mind I'm not the main developer for Iperf, but I am not aware of
> any problems with 1.7 IPv6 support affecting IPv4. I know that Iperf has
> had significant changes since 1.1 and 1.2.. so I would just give it a try
> or have your colleague see if he or she can reproduce the problem with
> 1.7. If you still have the problem with 1.7, please let me know and I can
> investigate. (I would need specifics as to exactly what affects you were
> seeing, etc).
> > Thanks for the help, I will try your fix in the meantime,
> No problem. Let me know if the fix doesn't work for you or causes
There were a few bugs with name resolution in some of the versions of
Iperf post IPv6 but nothing really affecting IPv4 operation beyond that
which I am aware of. Also you can compile the newer code without IPv6