Subject: Re: recent 1-6 branch libc and mozilla (etc.)
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/06/2003 10:53:11
Thus spake Manuel Bouyer ("MB> ") sometime Today...

MB> > Recent libc change in netbsd-1-6 branch causes disfunctionality
MB> > of mozilla (etc.). can't be resolved, for instance.
MB> > Seemingly the change in question was done within the last 40 days,
MB> > because the libc that works with mozilla is a month old.
MB> Can you try reverting libc/net/gethnamaddr.c to or ?
MB> It's the only relevant change I can see since 1.6.1

I thought this was broken from quite some time ago (pre-1.6.1) and had
something to do with not being able to resolve ipv6 addresses.

NetBSD: a devil of an operating system.