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Re: Summary: Debian mirrors in 6Bone

On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:

> > My suggestion is this: The sites that currently have an A record in
> > DNS within debian.org domain will get an additional AAAA (and A6?)
> APT is actually fully IPv6 enabled and has been for a long time, but there
> are/were various problems with glibc/nameservers/blah that I have noticed
> this causes problems with. I'm a little worried about what will happen if
> DNS lookups start turning up AAAA records for listed mirrors.

Indeed, sendmail had to add a flag (workaroundbrokenAAAA) to deal with
this issue.

Many DNS servers inappropriately return SERVFAIL for AAAA records.

> It might be better to continue to use the ipv6.debian.org domain until
> the ramifications are better understood..

FWIW: I concurr
Rick Nelson
<Deek> That reminds me, we'll need to buy a chainsaw for the office. "In
       case of emergency, break glass"

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