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Re: Problem with curl, c-ares, IPv6 and non-fully qualified domain names

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 23:45:49 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 5 Aug 2010, Martin Lemke wrote:

> I discovered a thread with Daniel Johnson's excellent analysis of a problem
> in curl with IPv6 and c-ares here -
> The thread is 2 years old, however the thing is that I still experience a
> problem which is closely related to the issue described there. Specifically,
> I have a problem with non-fully qualified domain names, for some reason the
> fallback from IPv6 to IPv4 doesn't happen when they are resolved. However
> when the same domain name is fully qualified the fallback to IPv4 does
> happen.
> Was there a patch to the original problem, was it accepted in the end?

That particular problem was adressed in libcurl _and_ was partly taken care of
in c-ares.

I'll respond repearately to the c-ares issue on that list.


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