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Re: ip6.int



On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 02:11:35PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> It seems that ip6.int, as used by glibc for IPv6 reverse DNS, is dead. I
> see long delays in waiting for IPv6 reverse DNS. 
> 
> My 'fix' on FC2 boxes so far has been to upgrade to glibc-2.3.3-43 and
> add 'options no-ip6-dotint' to /etc/resolv.conf.
> 
> That's a partially successful workaround but it doesn't seem to work
> where the resolv.conf is created by pppd or by dhclient -- the options
> seem to go missing then. Should we change glibc's default, and ship an
> erratum for FC2? Or is there a better answer?

Hm, as per https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=101261
the FC2 glibc (2.3.3-27) should be fixed already (unbreak-patch went
into 2.3.3-10 according to Ulrich).

What glibc version do you use (I have no FC2 box here), and can you
please capture the actual reverse lookups with:

tcpdump -l -s 1500


Best regards,
Daniel



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