Commit 5198dabc authored by Lennart Poettering's avatar Lennart Poettering

man: document behaviour of ListenStream= with only a port number in regards to IPv4/IPv6

parent 0b507b17
......@@ -170,8 +170,13 @@
<para>If the address string is a
single number it is read as port
number to listen on for both IPv4 and
number to listen on via
IPv6. Depending on the value of
<varname>BindIPv6Only=</varname> (see below) this
might result in the service being
available via both IPv6 and IPv4 (default) or
just via IPv6.
<para>If the address string is a
string in the format v.w.x.y:z it is
......@@ -181,7 +186,12 @@
<para>If the address string is a
string in the format [x]:y it is read
as IPv6 address x on a port y.</para>
as IPv6 address x on a port y. Note
that this might make the service
available via IPv4, too, depending on
the <varname>BindIPv6Only=</varname>
setting (see below).
<para>Note that SOCK_SEQPACKET
(i.e. <varname>ListenSequentialPacket=</varname>)
......@@ -286,7 +296,10 @@
default, surprise!) the system wide
default setting is used, as controlled
which in turn defaults to the
equivalent of
......@@ -326,10 +326,12 @@ int config_parse_socket_bind(
s = SOCKET(data);
if ((b = socket_address_bind_ipv6_only_from_string(rvalue)) < 0) {
b = socket_address_bind_ipv6_only_from_string(rvalue);
if (b < 0) {
int r;
if ((r = parse_boolean(rvalue)) < 0) {
r = parse_boolean(rvalue);
if (r < 0) {
log_error("[%s:%u] Failed to parse bind IPv6 only value, ignoring: %s", filename, line, rvalue);
return 0;
......@@ -167,7 +167,8 @@ int socket_address_parse(SocketAddress *a, const char *s) {
} else {
/* Just a port */
if ((r = safe_atou(s, &u)) < 0)
r = safe_atou(s, &u);
if (r < 0)
return r;
if (u <= 0 || u > 0xFFFF)
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