IPv6 Source Address Selection on Mac OS X Lion

Mark Blackman mark at exonetric.com
Fri Dec 16 19:11:11 CET 2011

On 16 Dec 2011, at 18:05, Gert Doering wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 09:31:42AM -0800, Dan Wing wrote:
>> It depends on your definition of "better".  If your definition is
>> "prefer IPv6", you are right that OSX Lion's algorithm fails.  If
>> your definition is "connect to whichever is fastest", OSX Lion's
>> algorithm wins.
> "consistent behaviour".  And this is where Lion fails, because it
> flip-flops back and forth between protocols even if nothing changes
> in the network.

Isn't this behaviour what Chrome does too?


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