IPv6 failover?

Jason Harris jharris at widomaker.com
Thu Aug 4 00:32:46 CEST 2005

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 02:48:16PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 02:32:16PM -0400, Jason Harris wrote:

> > 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?

I imagine most people will prefer that, yes, instead of using
"--keyserver" as a workaround.

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