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Re: defaulting to net.ipv6.bindv6only=1 for squeeze

On Jan 03, "Bernhard R. Link" <brlink@debian.org> wrote:

> You can call bullshit whatever how often you want. That does not change
> that many people have had those problems and thus have ipv6 backlisted
> (or not even compiled in if they have their own kernels built) and
> programs not working with that are broken.
Many people are also stupid, so we have no reason to consider their
opinion interesting.

> > >  a) netstat garbling the addresses of connected endpoints
> > This is one of the reasons why bindv6only should be set.
> I'm not arguing about bindv6only. I'm only arguing programs should work
> without ipv6 loaded.
And guess what? Using bindv6only=1 solves this.

> > > [3] which not only pesters the root servers with questions for the
> > >     top-level domain "$(hostname -s)",
> > Not really.
> Try to look at the outgoing dns queries. As I said I did not retest
> everything all the time. At least with etch that was still very common.
With squeeze it is not.


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