mlewellyn Posted August 4, 2011 Share Posted August 4, 2011 Now that ISPs are starting to roll out native IPv6 support, and Toredo/6to4 being almost ubiquitous and almost well-supported even in the lowest-grade consumer gear, I'm seeing more IPv6 trackers and peers. Unfortunately, BitComet is not yet able to connect to these resources. :( Quite notably, trackers which only have an AAAA record (no A record and thus no direct IPv4 connectivity) give an "Tracker connection error: 11004 DNS error" in BitComet (verified that this is still an issue in 1.28). A public tracker which only has an AAAA record, for testing purposes, is Ubuntu's IPv6 tracker: http://ipv6.torrent.ubuntu.com/ Note that if you do not have IPv6 (native, tunneled, 6to4, Teredo, or otherwise) connectivity, you won't be able to view the page (and therefore download the torrents). Note that this particular tracker provides torrents which have both IPv4 and IPv6 trackers listed (though it is trivial to just remove the IPv4 tracker for testing purposes). There are some private communities already which do not: it's IPv6 for their communities or bust. Considering that many communities still have misgivings over allowing BitComet due to the missteps of years ago (0.6x and 0.85 come to mind), offering superb IPv6 torrenting on Windows would likely help BitComet's image amongst those who have closed their minds toward it bar any reason of reconsidering. At the moment, uTorrent is the only viable choice for IPv6-only trackers on Windows. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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