[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #9756: DBHostName=localhost causes MythSocket to attempt to contact mysql on ::1 (ipv6 localhost)

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Mon May 2 23:39:06 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 23:24, E. Westbrook <mythtv-dev at westbrook.com> wrote:
> The preferred "proper" solution, of course, should be for the connecting
> code to fail over to ipv4 (i.e. try ipv6 first, then ipv4) whenever a
> hostname resolves to both ipv6 and ipv4 addresses (whether via /etc/hosts or
> via A and AAAA records in DNS).

And an even better target would be for mysql (and, of course, mythtv)
to fully support IPv6, and then only fall back to the legacy IPv4 stack when
needed.  But I do understand that that is beyond the scope of this discussion.

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