[CentOS] glibc update

Tue Aug 14 13:33:49 UTC 2012
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 08/14/2012 08:21 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Still too much blood in my caffeine stream.... IIRC, someone was asking
> about a problem with DNS queries and IPv6 yesterday. I just got a
> notification from RH this morning, about a glibc bugfix update, and
> wondered if this might impact that problem....
> Excerpt:
> This update fixes the following bug:
> * Prior to this update, glibc incorrectly handled the "options rotate"
> option in
> the /etc/resolv.conf file when this file also contained one or more IPv6 name
> servers. Consequently, DNS queries could unexpectedly fail, particularly when
> multiple queries were issued by a single process. This update fixes
> internalization of the listed servers from /etc/resolv.conf into glibc's
> internal structures, as well as the sorting and rotation of those
> structures to
> implement the "options rotate" capability. Now, DNS names are resolved
> correctly
> in glibc in the described scenario. (BZ#843571)
> --- end excerpt ---
>        mark

This update was pushed by CentOS as well:


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