[Oneiric topic] IPv6

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 19 20:39:58 UTC 2011

Hello all,

Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre [2011-04-19  9:50 -0400]:
> We used to see a few issues related to broken routers blocking on AAAA
> DNS requests. Note sure if there's really still a lot of those, but I
> guess it's something to keep in mind: AAAA requests could block and
> turn into a big annoyance for users who don't care about IPv6.

There actually was a recent followup in this bug (#417757). It seems
that Firefox has an alleged workaround for this, but so far we don't
have anyone who had time to take a look for the general eglibc case.

(I still have a router which has that problem, standard German Telekom
gear - SpeedPort W7xx thingy).


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