[CentOS] glibc update

Tue Aug 14 13:41:27 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> 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:
> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2012-August/018799.html

I figured that fix was in - I did an update or two yesterday, and saw
glibc among them.