I want IPv4 preferred by host and dig

Erik Hensema erik at hensema.net
Wed Jan 21 21:43:36 UTC 2004

On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 12:54:13PM +0000, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> I installed host and bind utilities, and they seem to prefer ipv6
> addresses (below). I have ipv6 support on my machine, but I haven't
> configured it.

Then things will seemingly break at random. Never EVER load the ipv6 module
and don't configure it.

> When I want to query remote server defined by name and having ipv4 and
> ipv6 addresses (e.g. ns.ripe.net), it seems that host and dig prefer ipv6
> connections (looking at strace output of them).

Yes, all ipv6 enabled applications do.

Erik Hensema (erik at hensema.net)

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