Plans for IPv6 support on windows?

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Wed Jan 18 13:35:03 EST 2012

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 05:23, Eion Robb <eion at> wrote:
> I had a look at this just now.
> It's possible to configure better* IPv6 support on windows by editing the
> config.h.mingw to include
> #ifndef _WIN32_WINNT
> #define _WIN32_WINNT 0x0501
> #endif
> and uncomment the line
> I've built a new libpurple.dll that you can try with at
> The caveat is that I haven't tested it as I don't have an IPv6 connection
> here at home.  Would appreciate some feedback. :)

The caveat of this is that the build will only work on Windows XP+
(that's why we haven't done this in the normal builds).


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