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Re: ssh and hostname (libc NSS and ipv4)

On 06 Oct 2000 at 10:40 (-0500), An Thi-Nguyen Le wrote:
| On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 11:39:32AM -0400, brent@rcfile.org typed:
| } recompiling did not solve the problem for me, but the non-stripped
| } binary was good for a gdb session -- unfortunately, I have no nice
| } way to debug into libc6 :(
| I think the problem is somewhere deep in libc6-2.1.94.  For some 
| reason ipv4 addresses are okay, but ipv6 addresses cause seg faults. 
| For instance, if (somehow) you got an ipv6 connection to a machine 
| with libc6-2.1.94 (say, old ssh connections that were around after 
| the upgrade) and you run netstat -at, netstat will core dump on 
| hostname lookup of the ipv6 stuff.  netstat -nat will not result in 
| a core dump, and you can see the ipv6 stuff.

FWIW, the only failures I'm seeing are on _local_ hostnames.


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