Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 887577
getaddrinfo with AI_ADDRCONFIG may fail to properly resolve /etc/hosts names, e.g. getaddrinfo("localhost")
Last modified: 2016-02-04 01:23:13 EST
AI_ADDRCONFIG may cause getaddrinfo() to filter out IPv4 or IPv6 addresses, depending on the network configuration. Detailed info here:
Related Fedora bug report:
This also covers getaddrinfo("localhost"), getaddrinfo("localhost4"), getaddrinfo("localhost6"), or getaddrinfo(myhostname) cases.
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