Subject: Re: Mozilla and IPv6
To: None <>
From: Mario Kemper <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/06/2001 18:37:40
Hubert Feyrer <> 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 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 My bug id was 66872 but recently it got 
superceded by 86917. Afaik nothing has changed yet. on the notification list, so maybe he knows a bit more.

Mario Kemper