[erlang-questions] : Broken ipv6 behavior?

Matthew Dempsky <>
Wed Apr 9 11:21:37 CEST 2008

On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 2:04 AM, Raimo Niskanen
<> wrote:
>  That it does not work on new Linuxes is a known issue.
>  Linux took another path than Solaris and removed the
>  IPv6 resolver functions inet_gethost_native uses.
>  And that is something that has been on our todo
>  list for a long time now. But since no paying customer
>  needs it it remains a not high enough priority.

Is there any technical argument for using getipnodebyname in favor of
getaddrinfo?  Would a patch to inet_gethost to use the latter instead
be accepted?

>  So what is the problem with your MacOS X installation is
>  what puzzels me.

Okay, I'll send a report tomorrow from OS X when I have a chance.

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