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Allow Darkbot to connect to IPv6
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Currently, darkbot only allows to connect in IPv4, IPv6 capability would allow to connect easily to Libera, as HE network is trusted, but not OVH or Iliad/Scaleway/Online networks.

Where to start

Functioncreate_connection (around line 314)
GuidesPorting IPv4 applications to IPv6 / Porting applications to IPv6 HowTo

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dereckson triaged this task as Normal priority.Jun 25 2022, 00:48
dereckson created this task.
dereckson renamed this task from Allow darkbot to connect to IPv6 to Allow Darkbot to connect to IPv6.Sep 24 2022, 21:35
dereckson added a project: good-first-issue.
dereckson moved this task from Backlog to Dev on the good-first-issue board.

Libera accepts connections in IPv4 and with SASL we can connect from Scaleway network.

IPv6 is still desired so we can choose to use HE network, or pick a vhost, or have access to more servers than just IPv4 ones, and more importantly, we'd like to have a fully working dual IPv4/IPv6 stack.

dereckson lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Wishlist.May 29 2023, 18:09