Comment 316 for bug 417757

Tore Anderson (toreanderson) wrote :

Here's one half of the solution - it's a patch to glibc that makes getaddrinfo() ignore link-local addresses when called with the AI_ADDRCONFIG flag set. This makes getaddrinfo() avoid querying for AAAAs when the host has no IPv6 connectivity, provided that the AI_ADDRCONFIG flag is set.