Does not work with IPv6-only networks, keeps reconnecting despite the connection was working

Bug #1661892 reported by Axel Beckert on 2017-02-04
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wicd
Undecided
Unassigned
wicd (Debian)
Confirmed
Unknown

Bug Description

wicd currently requires the DHCP(v4) client to succeed and disconnects otherwise even if a working IPv6 connection was achieved.

There should be an option to allow IPv6-only networks.

Changed in wicd (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Axel Beckert (xtaran) on 2017-02-05
summary: Does not work with IPv6-only networks, keeps reconnecting despite the
- cvonnection was working
+ connection was working
Changed in wicd (Debian):
status: New → Confirmed
Maxwell Dreytser (admik) wrote :

I think that instead of reconnecting if the network is IPv6 only, it could show a message box (with a Don't Show Again option) that will notify the user of this problem.

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