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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8221681

Improved IPv6 Support

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 13
    • Fix Version/s: tbd
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Description

      Umbrella bug to track various point improvements in IPv6 Support. This issue can track both implementation improvements and additional API and/or spec updates.

      Some possible additional API points:

      1) For retrieving an InetAddress instance representing either the IPv4 and IPv6 loopback address, regardless of the -Djava.net.preferIPV6Address property.

      2) For performing either IPv4-only or IPv6-only name service lookup, rather than shuffling through getAllByName or being dependent on the -Djava.net.preferIPV6Address property.

      3) Improve address selection for network clients

      4) ...

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              Assignee:
              chegar Chris Hegarty
              Reporter:
              chegar Chris Hegarty
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