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Re: yum and IPv6



On Sat, 2007-03-24 at 12:20 -0400, Will Woods wrote:
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> On Mar 23, 2007, at 7:44 PM, Dawid Gajownik wrote:
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> > Hi!
> > 	Is something wrong with my machine or yum has problems with IPv6  
> > connections?
> >
> > [root cyklop yum.repos.d]# LANG=C yum update
> > Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> > Setting up Update Process
> > Setting up repositories
> > ftp://ftp.ipv6.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/ 
> > core/6/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen  
> > error (-5, 'No address associated with hostname')>
> > Trying other mirror.
> > Error: Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: core
> 
> Python 2.4's urllib2 doesn't currently support ftp over ipv6. So this  
> won't work for anything that uses urllib2, including the yum and the  
> installer. I think http6 works, though, so you might try that instead.

BZ here:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=209645

Made a preliminary patch and sent it upstream, but there hasn't been any
interest from upstream yet:
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1675455&group_id=5470&atid=305470

-- 
David Cantrell <dcantrell redhat com>
Red Hat / Westford, MA

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