[erlang-questions] : Broken ipv6 behavior?

Rory Byrne <>
Wed Apr 9 22:16:34 CEST 2008


On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 11:08:55AM -0700, Matthew Dempsky wrote:
> 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
> cache.

I should of tapped the source on that one - less of this 
speculation stuff. Cheers!




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