[Yum] Is yum 2.4 forcing IPv6 lookups?

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Tue Nov 28 20:53:40 UTC 2006


On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 15:46 -0500, Joshua Jensen wrote:
> 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?
> 

I don't know. I know there was an issue at one point with it doing a
lookup it shouldn't be doing. Google back on yum and ipv6. I think
there's a bug about it in rh's bugzilla.

-sv





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