Re: US mirror troubles
On Thu, Sep 6, 2007 at 09:24:24 -0400, Johan Kullstam wrote:
> However, libc6 resolv+ (I think - can someone confirm who is to
> blame?) goes out of its way to *sort* the list by IP number and thus
> thwarts the round-robin. Aptitude (and wget, &c) *always* choose
> 18.104.22.168. This server must be getting beat like a red-headed
> stepchild since *all* the debian update/upgrade trying
> http.us.debian.org go there.
> Where do I send a bug report about IP number sorting in (I presume)
Send it to apt if anything, this change in libc is not a bug. If an
application wants to loop over the different addresses returned for a
name, it needs to handle that itself.