[avahi] getaddrinfo() access to avahi problem

Patrick Oppenlander pattyo.lists at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 13:59:55 PST 2010

> Hi Lennart, thanks for the response, I believe the problem is the 
> invocation of getaddrinfo or something inside it.
> In the Samba source code the file source/libsmb/namequery.c invokes 
> getaddrinfo as follows:
>        ret = getaddrinfo(name, NULL, &hints, &ailist);
Are you using Ubuntu for your testing? They are still applying a really 
stupid patch which completely breaks link local IPV6 lookup unless you 
have a routable IPV6 address configured.

It has been fixed in the past but is broken again now.

See: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glibc/+bug/374674


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