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Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:44:10 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: IPv4 and IPv6 addresses in resolv.conf

On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 06:09:26PM +0800, orc wrote:
> Hi list,
> It is possible in future to have both ipv4 and ipv6 addresses in resolv.conf?
> Currently dns resolver reads first address and if it is ipv6 address
> then it goes on and second address ( as example) also
> interpreted as ipv6 one, result is attempt to send data to
> 127::7f00:1.

If this is happening, it's a bug. The intent is that both v4 and v6
are supported. I'll see if I can reproduce it and if it's not too hard
to fix I'll try to get a fix in before the release.


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