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Id: 119858
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Queue: NetAddr-IP

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Requestors: gregoa [...]

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From: gregoa [...]
Subject: IPv6 resolving broken
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We have the following bug reported to the Debian package of NetAddr-IP ( It doesn't seem to be a bug in the packaging, so you may want to take a look. Thanks! ------8<-----------8<-----------8<-----------8<-----------8<----- From: Mike Gabriel <> To: Subject: IPv6 resolving broken Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:25:51 +0000 Package: libnetaddr-ip-perl Severity: important Version: 4.079+dfsg-1 Resolving DNS names to IPv6 addresses with NetAddr::IP->new6($hostname) fails and results in some IPv4'ish address with IPv6 syntax. ``` use NetAddr::IP; my $hostname = ""; my $ip6 = NetAddr::IP->new6($hostname); my $ip4 = NetAddr::IP->new($hostname); print "$ip6 <- WTF???\n"; print "$ip4\n"; exit(0); ``` ... gives... ``` [mike@minobo ~]$ ./ 0:0:0:0:0:0:808:808/128 <- WTF??? ``` This issues currently causes this upstream bug in UIF [1]. Greets, Mike ------8<-----------8<-----------8<-----------8<-----------8<----- Thanks for considering, gregor herrmann, Debian Perl Group

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