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From Ben Reser <...@reser.org>
Subject Re: apr name-resolution (e.g. used in SVN) fails if /etc/resolv.conf points to nameserver IPv6-addresses
Date Sun, 03 Nov 2013 19:32:35 GMT
On 11/2/13 7:35 PM, darx@sent.com wrote:
> Turns out it's real, but has nothing to do with svn, apr, or serf.
> 
> Rather, the culprit is "options rotate" in /etc/resolv.conf.  Remove it,
> problem goes away.
> 
> ( @BenReser, iiuc, you did NOT try that in your tests ... )
> 
> It's a known bug in glibc, and, afaict, has NOT yet been patched on my
> distro (opensuse).
> 
> fyi, I've posted a bug
> (https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848783) with referenced to
> other sightings, and a patch @redhat.

Glad you figured it out.  No I did not try "options rotate", but it wouldn't
have helped I was testing on OS X which doesn't have glibc but rather has a BSD
based libc that's unique to the Mac.  My Linux setups weren't in as easy of a
situation to change to pure IPv6 resolvers.

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