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[Popcon-developers] Bug#730760: perl-base: IO::Socket::INET cannot cope with "option inet6" in /etc/resolv.conf

Control: reassign -1 popularity-contest

On Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:19:33 +0000, Bob Ham wrote:

> On 2014-01-01 16:40, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> >On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 10:13:07AM +0000, Bob Ham wrote:
> >>When setting "option inet6" in /etc/resolv.conf, IO::Socket::INET
> >>cannot connect properly, particularly to popcon.debian.org
> >I agree that this is a problem, but I'm not sure whether it's a
> >reasonable
> >expectation for ipv4-only software to work with this option being
> >set;
> >the manpage for resolv.conf does mention that breakage is to be
> >expected.
> >
> >A more pragmatic solution might be to use IO::Socket::IP instead.
> I see now that IO::Socket::INET is only intended for IPv4; I hadn't
> realised that.  This problem showed up because the
> /usr/share/popularity-contest/popcon-upload script in
> popularity-contest makes use of IO::Socket::INET.  Perhaps this bug
> could be reassigned to the popularity-contest package so that it can
> be changed to use IO::Socket::IP instead?

Reassigning now.


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