Re: bindv6only again
On 27/04/2010 13:43, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Apr 27, Simon Huggins <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Anyway, is there a reason that #560238 isn't blocked by #560044 given it
>> breaks that package or are you not bothered about breaking non-free
> Nobody bothered to register this in the BTS, I did now.
> I am not a java user, so I am unable to evaluate the practical impact of
> this implementation being still broken.
From now, you can expect lots of French squeeze users being hit by
The French government allows to declare your "incomes" (I'm not sure
of this term) to calculate your taxes by Internet. It is a web site
with java (so that some crypto can be used to digitally sign your
I just tried to make my declaration this evening. When using Iceweasel,
during the initial process (the site trying to install missing classes),
I get a stalled web page. No error message. No log.
Then, I tried with mozilla. This time, I got (in the java console) a
message about a problem about the network (I did not write the exact
message). For me, this has been enough to remember this thread and try
to change the bindv6only setup.
And indeed, putting it to 0 makes the website working (both in mozilla
So, with the current setting in sqeeze, the current practical impact
will be a very hard to diagnose bug for most of French Debian users (and a
bad publicity for Debian as it will be the only one Linux distribution
that will not work).
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