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On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 05:20, Diego Nehab <> wrote:

> Would anybody be disappointed if I changed the default behavior in
> LuaSocket to use IPv6 transparently when available?
> I.e., rather than have different functions for IPv6 and IPv4, I was
> considering following the suggested best practice of querying
> getaddrinfo and trying the addresses in order. I would also provide
> improved DNS functions that would support IPv6 and IPv4 transparently.

> What do you think?

As long as you will provide an option to turn this off without
rebuilding the module — go ahead.

My 2c,