Java and IPv6 on BSD - it does not work well

Norberto Meijome numardbsd at
Fri Oct 17 01:23:38 UTC 2008

On Wed, 15 Oct 2008 07:43:18 +0200
"Frank Behrens" <frank at> wrote:

> > > You can read the complete test description and my observations on
> > >  
> > 
> > I cannot resolve the FQDN  
> Really? I had enough page requests to be sure it works.
> > I have ipv6 enabled, but not configured. Any of my java programs that uses  
> May be that's also the reason for your problem with the above 
> mentioned website. It will resolve to an IPv6 address, too. :-)

i didnt test it with java :) anyway, all good.

> > network will fail unless i force it to use IPV4 with
> > ( I actually have that in my default
> > shell :
> >  
> Yes, this is an easy solvable problem, if you want to use IPv4 only. 
> But if you want to use IPv4 and IPv6 in parallel you will get more 
> problems. Try to read the complete report...

I did .. and I didn't propose a solution, but wondered about it and my experience on a somewhat similar situation ( freebsd + java + IPv6 +4 ).
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