[wp-hackers] WordPress and IPv6
mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Tue Oct 25 02:04:50 UTC 2011
Also, just to be thorough, a small number of plugins and themes may have issues with IPv6 if they store or manipulate IP addresses. But for those you'll probably won't know until one of them fails on IPv6.
Realistically though I doubt any you'd need will have such issues. FWIW.
On Oct 24, 2011, at 8:56 PM, "Dion Hulse (dd32)" <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:
> The only part that WordPress cares about IPv6 would be comments IP Addresses
> logging, and that was fixed 4 years ago:
> http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/6658 (There's another changeset
> around that date for the Database field length i believe).
> It does look like there's an open issue however, MultiSite when using a IPv6
> address directly (rather than a domain name) seems to have some bad
> sanitization for the port numbers:
> http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/15936 - But that shouldn't affect most
> peoples uses!
> On 25 October 2011 03:11, Paul Menard <paul at codehooligans.com> wrote:
>> I would expect the OSI Model http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_model would
>> prevent any collision between an app (WordPress) and the networking layer.
>> On Oct 24, 2011, at 12:07 PM, Robert Lusby wrote:
>>> Is there any considerations when running WordPress under IPv6?
>>> I would assume that WordPress would ignore the transport layer, the URLs
>> are the important bit as far as the code is concerned ... but hey, better
>> safe than sorry.
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