[Yum] Is yum 2.4 forcing IPv6 lookups?

Joshua Jensen joshua at iwsp.com
Tue Nov 28 20:46:20 UTC 2006


On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 03:39:34PM -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 15:32 -0500, Joshua Jensen wrote:
> > I can disable ipv6 on my linux boxes... but I can't seem to get yum 
> > commands to keep from causing an IPv6 lookup.  Tell me, does yum do any 
> > name resultion itself, or does it just pass a lookup off (like I'd 
> > imagine it should) to the OS layer?
> 
> it passes it all off via python.

This is where I knew python... so I wouldn't have to ask you more.  Does 
it take any special care to specifically ask about ipv6, or does it just 
dish the host name over generically?

Thanks,

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Joshua Jensen
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