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bug #38819: /disconnect doesn't reset retry count

Submitter:  parafin <parafin>
Submitted:  Wed 24 Apr 2013 01:46:11 PM UTC
Category:  irc plugin Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  other Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  flashcode
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  * 0.4.0 IRC nick: 
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Wed 24 Apr 2013 01:46:11 PM UTC, original submission:  

After this change:
current connection retry count influences which IP address will be picked by weechat for server. That has negative consequences for me - I have IPv6 tunnel and want to connect to IRC networks through it. The problem is that sometimes it fails and weechat reconnects to IPv4 address. After that /reconnect and /disconnect + /connect commands will only use IPv4 addresses, totally ignoring IPv6 connection (well, maybe until connecting to IPv4 address fails). I found only 2 ways to reenable IPv6 - restarting weechat and changing/adding addresses to server configuration (smth like /set irc.server.freenode.addresses chat.freenode.net,ipv6.chat.freenode.net) + using /reconnect -switch. Both of them aren't convenient workarounds. I think /disconnect command should reset retry counts.

parafin <parafin>


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    2013-10-06 flashcode Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2013-10-03 flashcode Item GroupNone other
        StatusNone Fixed
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