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Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2013 21:11:31 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: IPv4 and IPv6 addresses in resolv.conf

On Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 11:27:43PM +0800, orc wrote:
> I use probably too outdated 0.9.12.
> I also got interesting results while testing from git.
> Attached logs from strace for busybox ping. Files marked with '4' in
> names mean that first address in resolv.conf was ipv4 one then ipv6,
> while other two vice versa.
> Git build with ipv4 address given first fails with big loop and no
> host is resolved (huge log).
> Git version was built with debugging, shared and existing binary
> executed via invoking
> Since ipv4 addresses are working right if come first, then your
> approach seems to be fine.

I'm still not entirely clear what these logs are showing. I believe
everything is fixed now though, so please let me know if you're still
having problems.


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