Subject: Re: Mozilla and IPv6
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mario Kemper <email@example.com>
Date: 07/06/2001 18:37:40
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > Possible bug in Mozilla with IPv6:
> > It tries to resolves a DNS name. It gets an IPv6 address, tries to connect to
> > it, it fails because I don't have IPv6 connectivity, and then it does not
> > try with an IPv4 address.
> > I cannot connect to www.netbsd.org anymore because of this problem.
> > Is it a config problem, or should it be fixed in Mozilla?
> As itojun outlined the other day somewhere, Mozilla does a very bad job at
> falling back to other addresses. That should be fixed.
itojun asked me to report this bug to mozilla a long time ago. You can view
the progress at bugzilla.mozilla.org. My bug id was 66872 but recently it got
superceded by 86917. Afaik nothing has changed yet.
email@example.com on the notification list, so maybe he knows a bit more.