[Python-Dev] IPv6 and Windows

David Ascher DavidA@ActiveState.com
Sun, 24 Jun 2001 08:18:22 -0700

Tim Peters wrote:

> > Is such a requirement acceptable for building the socket module on
> > Windows?
> will have to be addressed by someone who does.  Is anyone, e.g., at
> ActiveState keen on this?

Not as far as I know.  

I haven't looked at the patches, but couldn't we have the IPv6 code be
#ifdef'ed out, so that those who care about IPv6 can periodically test
it while the various OS-level libraries are ramped up over the next
months/years, but w/o disturbing the 'current' builds?