[fpc-pascal] Bugs in StrToHostAddr6 in sockets unit

Noel Duffy noelduffy at xtra.co.nz
Thu May 7 11:29:13 CEST 2020

On 7/05/20 9:17 pm, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Thu, 7 May 2020, Noel Duffy via fpc-pascal wrote:
>> Great. My worry was that the sockets unit might fall into the same 
>> category as the libc one, available but deprecated and not recommended 
>> for use. Plus, when rewriting something that's been unchanged for 
>> years, there's a risk of breaking programs that depend on the bug.
> I think the processing of wrong IP addresses and missing IPv4-ending
> addresses support is not really something one depends on :)
> So fixing this is quite OK.

Heh! Guess I really am the only one who implements RFCs in Object Pascal 
in his spare time. Maybe I should have learned to play golf :D

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