cupsd.conf IPv6

Anonymous anonymous at
Sun Aug 28 22:51:54 PDT 2005

hi thanks for your quick help

first of all, i have installed the cups-1.2.x-r4608.tar.gz; i tried using my printserver's ipv6-only fqdn ( Listen marge6.sylvia.test:631)
but i get the error:
No valid listen or port lines were found in the configuration file.
httpGetHostByName("marge6.sylvia.test") failed - zu diesem namen gehört keine adresse (translation by me: no name belongs to this address)
bad listen address marge6.sylvia.test

of course, there is a working AAAA dns record for marge6 which i can ping as well. i didn't have to add ipv6 support manually? (st. like ./configure enable ipv6)?
what did i configure wrong? is there any other file i have to edit?
thank u so much for your help!!!
best wishes

> e0000195 at wrote:
> > hi to all!
> > currently i'm writing on my master thesis with the subject "migrating small business networks to ipv6" and of course, i want to migrate cups as well. when looking in the cupsd.conf i saw the line with Listen --> how do you write an ipv6 address in here (so that it will not be misinterpreted as port)
> > AND is there anything else to configure??
> > as long as i didn't find any clue in ./configure -help  that i should include ipv6 support manually i assumed it is included automatically.
> > thanks for your help in advance!
> Current CUPS does *not* support IPv6.  The 1.2 snapshots do, however
> we haven't finished the support yet - one problem is the lack of IPv6
> address support (hostnames are supported, but not numeric addresses),
> but it will work the same as Apache:
>      Listen :::1:631
> --
> ______________________________________________________________________
> Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
> Internet Printing and Publishing Software

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