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Bug#420301: libc6: IPv6 transport fails for resolver

tag 420301 + unreproducible

Tim a écrit :
> Package: libc6
> Version: 2.5-2
> Severity: normal
> Hello,


> When I specify an IPv6 address as my nameserver, resolution fails instantly and
> a packet trace reveals no traffic.  For instance if I specify only:
> nameserver 2002:CFAC:5504:2::0
> in /etc/resolv.conf, no queries go out.  Not sure if this is a glibc 
> compile-time option to disable this feature, but I'm pretty sure that glibc has 
> supported IPv6 transport on resolution since version 2.2.  Using the dig command 
> directly (with the -6 option) of course allows me to use IPv6 as transport, so I 
> know v6 routing and other config is set up right.
> I have tried this with both 'options inet6' on and off.  Let me know if I can
> provide any more information.

I am not able to reproduce the problem. I am using an IPv6 nameserver in
/etc/resolv.conf on a dozen of machines running glibc 2.5 without problem.

Are you sure the bug has been triggerd by an upgrade to glibc 2.5? Then
could you send me the content of /etc/nsswitch.conf and /etc/resolv.conf?


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