Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 198377
Package hplip lacks IPv6 support
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:37 EST
This bug was reported automaticaly in connection with IPv6 project.
Our aim is to support IPv6 in all Fedora Core packages so FC6 and RHEL5 will be ready for IPv6.
This package seems to lack IPv6 support as is illustrated in attached log.
Here follows part of scanning log (grep -r F_INET *)/up to 30 lines:
Unfortunately, this also means that HPLIP doesn't work with the
default /etc/hosts file generated by the FC6 Anaconda (hpssd can't connect
to ::1, thus connecting to hpiod on localhost fails). This breaks everything
requiring HPLIP's features beyond HPIJS (scanning on OfficeJets, hp-toolbox
etc.). If completely fixing HPLIP for IPv6 is going to take some time, at the
very least some hack to resolve localhost to 127.0.0.1 instead of ::1 is
needed. (If I change /etc/hosts to use 127.0.0.1 as the IP for localhost, it
*** Bug 212385 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Please try this test update:
You should be able to do this using:
yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update hpijs hplip libsane-hpaio
This fixes it.
Errata pushed: hplip-1.6.10-1.fc6.4