[erlang-questions] : Broken ipv6 behavior?

Matthew Dempsky <>
Wed Apr 9 20:08:55 CEST 2008

On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 8:05 AM, Rory Byrne <> wrote:
>  Might be a problem. I'm guessing that most people are
>  going to expect to resolve all their DNS queries over
>  IPv4 for many years to come. I would have assumed the
>  following:

Setting {inet6, true} only changes inet:gethostbyname/1 to default to
asking for an inet6 address before falling back to inet.  It doesn't
affect what network layer Erlang uses to communicate with the DNS

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