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Tomas Carnecky

20 Apr, 2012 10:13 PM

Please make the site reachable through IPv6. Thanks.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Eric Hodel on 21 Apr, 2012 12:05 AM

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    While making use IPv6 may be possible in the short term, RubyGems uses mirror sites to serve up gems including Amazon AWS. At this time it's not possible to have end-to-end IPv6 for downloading gems.

    PS: I wish we could bring IPv6 quickly, I've had an IPv6 tunnel at home for nearly nine years now.

  2. Eric Hodel closed this discussion on 21 Apr, 2012 12:05 AM.

  3. Tomas Carnecky re-opened this discussion on 21 Apr, 2012 01:46 PM

  4. 2 Posted by Tomas Carnecky on 21 Apr, 2012 01:46 PM

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    Ok. In the meantime people can change the source in their gemrc to: Good thing that gem/rubygems doesn't use SSL, otherwise this hack wouldn't work.

  5. 3 Posted by Carsten Zimmerm... on 14 Jun, 2012 06:55 AM

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    I had to resort to hacky workarounds when I recently set up a IPv6-only box. My hosting provider supports native IPv6 - is it of any help if I offer a v6 mirror? The way I see it, currently doesn't have AAAA records; by adding one (and pointing it to an IPV6 enabled machine) we could transparently add IPv6.

    DISCLAIMER: I haven't done any read-up on how rubygems does its mirroring.

  6. Support Staff 4 Posted by Eric Hodel on 14 Jun, 2012 07:30 AM

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    Re-closing, see my comment above.

  7. Eric Hodel closed this discussion on 14 Jun, 2012 07:30 AM.

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