[Distutils] Missing IPv6 support on pypi.python.org

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Sun Nov 8 21:13:49 EST 2015

I’m pretty sure that PyPI will get IPv6 support as soon as Fastly supports it and not any sooner. I know they’re working on making it happen but I don’t think they have a public timeline for it yet.

On November 8, 2015 at 4:34:32 PM, Baptiste Jonglez (baptiste at bitsofnetworks.org) wrote:
> Hi,
> pypi.python.org is currently not reachable over IPv6.
> I know this issue was brought up before [1,2]. This is a real issue for
> us, because our backend servers are IPv6-only (clients never need to talk
> to backend servers, they go through IPv4-enabled HTTP frontends).
> So, deploying packages from pypi on the IPv6-only servers is currently a
> pain. What is the roadmap to add IPv6 support? It seems that Fastly has
> already deployed IPv6 [3].
> Thanks,
> Baptiste
> [1] https://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2014-June/024465.html  
> [2] https://bitbucket.org/pypa/pypi/issues/90/missing-ipv6-connectivity
> [3] http://bgp.he.net/AS54113#_prefixes6
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