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Bug#438179: RFC3484 rule 9 active again in glibc 2.7-5.

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 09:18:21PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Aurelien Jarno writes ("Re: RFC3484 rule 9 active again in glibc 2.7-5."):
> > Upstream has committed a fix in the CVS (without telling anybody) so
> > that for IPv4 addresses rule 9 is only applied when source and
> > destination addresses are in the same subnet. I guess this is very close
> > to the wanted behaviour reported in this bug log, so I am reassigning the
> > bug back to the libc6 package. It will be closed by the next upload.
> I see.  Thanks for letting us know.
> What does `in the same subnet' mean ?

An IP which uses the same IP range as your computer, as defined by the
netmask. In short a local server which can be reached without a

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