IPv6 failover?

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Aug 3 20:48:16 CEST 2005

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 02:32:16PM -0400, Jason Harris wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 30, 2005 at 09:28:28PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 30, 2005 at 02:20:35PM -0400, Jason Harris wrote:
> > Thought you'd get a kick out of that...
> :)
> > Note that in the next release of GnuPG, --with-libcurl will be the
> > default.  (So the more people who try it now, and report back any
> > problems, the better).
> Here's one, on a box with IPv6 support but not connectivity:
>   %gpg --keyserver keyserver.linux.it --send 0xd39da0e3
>   gpg: sending key D39DA0E3 to hkp server keyserver.linux.it
>   gpgkeys: HTTP URL is `http://keyserver.linux.it:11371/pks/add'
>   gpgkeys: HTTP post error 22: Failed to connect to 2001:1418:13:10::1: No route to host

The complaint is that keyserver.linux.it has both IPv4 and IPv6
addresses, but you can't reach it via IPv6, so you want gpgkeys to
fail over to its IPv4 address?


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