[Pkg-haproxy-maintainers] Bug#862780: haproxy: Please build with -DUSE_GETADDRINFO for functional IPv6 hostname lookups

Apollon Oikonomopoulos apoikos at debian.org
Wed May 17 10:13:18 UTC 2017

Control: severity -1 serious
Control: tags -1 pending


Thanks for the report!

On 22:53 Tue 16 May     , Anton Eliasson wrote:
> Without this configuration option, haproxy cannot resolve hostnames 
> that have only IPv6 (AAAA) records. To quote the project's README:

Indeed, we overlooked this while packaging 1.7. It surprises me a bit as 
I would expect it to be on by default.

I'm bumping this to RC, as full IPv6 support has been a release goal 
since squeeze and the fix is easy enough and does not introduce 
extensive changes to the used codepaths.


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