[avahi] getaddrinfo() access to avahi problem

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Feb 16 16:28:02 PST 2010

On Fri, 12.02.10 00:25, Ernesto Silva (erniesilva at gmail.com) wrote:

> I've posted this in the samba list, and someone told me they use
> "getaddrinfo()" for name resolving, which I've seen in the samba code, so
> (they say) the problem must be somewhere in the resolver.

Hmm, to me it looks as if Samba does not actually ask for the IPv6
addresses but goes for IPv4 right-away. nss-mdns is IPv6 capable, but
it will only forward what the apps ask for. Which means that if no
request happens on the network it's Samba which isn't asking.


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