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Re: IPv4 vs IPv6 name resolution

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 10:50:00PM -0500, Chris Ross wrote:
>   My question is this:  There used to be an environmental variable that 
> caused the resolver to prefer one family over another.  I wasn't able to 
> find it with quick man page searching.  Is there a way, other than by 
> turning off IPv6 on the host, to cause standard utilities (like ftp) to 
> resolve names to IPv4 addresses before IPv6 addresses?

ftp -4.  Having pkgsrc pass that argument, I'll leave to someone
more knowledgeable.

        Jonathan Kollasch

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