Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0.2 - Processes take forever to start
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/15/2005 16:38:52
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On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 01:30:19PM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Ignatios Souvatzis wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.ports.=
> > This should not be necessary, unless you pretend to have IPv6 connectiv=
> > (that is, a route to the destination) but no packets pass through it.
> I know that there is (or more precise, I know that there has been) softwa=
> in pkgsrc which isn't behaving like it should in this matter. One example
> is dillo. If you try to visit a website which has an AAAA record, and if =
> kernel supports IPv6, it will try to connect there via IPv6. If this fails
> because of a 'no route to host', it will leave it at that, and it won't=
> try ipv4.
If this is indeed the case, open a PR about it. Dillo should be fixed.
But note that in this case you wouldn't see 5 minute hang, but immediate
failure, so the problem you describe doesn't apply here.
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