Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 883155
empathy/telepathy won't connect to IRC when on lame IPv6 connectivity
Last modified: 2015-07-15 10:55:32 EDT
When IPv6 connectivity fails in the provider network, Empathy will not connect to IPv6-enabled IRC networks like freenode. I suspect the problem *might* be in not
trying to connect to other that the first address returned by getaddrinfo().
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The expected behaviour is to use the still working IPv4 connectivity to connect to the IPv4 address.
I finally connected (after some time), that means the reproducability won't be 100%. The problem is that IPv6 is getting *dropped* here, so the most basic way to
reach the other host via IPv4 is to let the IPv6 time out.
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Needs retest but never received any answer.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 23 development cycle.
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