Bug 210617 - No IPv6 support (with patch)
No IPv6 support (with patch)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vnc (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Tkac
David Lawrence
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Blocks: IPv6Blocker 218422
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Reported: 2006-10-13 07:14 EDT by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2013-04-30 19:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-24 03:50:16 EDT
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vnc-ipv6.patch (2.09 KB, patch)
2006-10-13 07:14 EDT, Tim Waugh
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Description Tim Waugh 2006-10-13 07:14:36 EDT
Description of problem:
With /etc/hosts like this:

::1    localhost.localdomain    localhost

(as shipped by default in FC6) try this command: vncviewer :1

It fails.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. vncviewer :1
Actual results:
unable to resolve host by name: Success (0)

Expected results:
Connection refused.

Additional info:
Patch attached.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2006-10-13 07:14:36 EDT
Created attachment 138416 [details]
Comment 2 Adam Tkac 2006-10-13 07:17:16 EDT
thank you for patch
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2006-10-20 15:26:12 EDT
vnc-4.1.2-4.fc7 has been pushed for fc5, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2006-10-23 12:48:18 EDT
The problem is more apparent in FC6 really.
Comment 5 Adam Tkac 2006-10-24 03:50:16 EDT
(In reply to comment #4)
> The problem is more apparent in FC6 really.

oops, my mistake. vnc-4.1.2-4.fc6 has been pushed for fc6 now. update will be
avaliable in future 2 days

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