Bug#178650: mozilla: Won't take an IPv6 link-local address as a valid proxy address

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sat Apr 28 09:20:01 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 09:19:23PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel at mamane.lu> wrote:
> Package: mozilla
> Version: 2:1.2.1-9
> Severity: normal
> Go to proxy settings. Put a link-local address literal (like
> fe80::210:5aff:fe45:9b17%eth0) for http proxy. Mozilla thinks it is a
> hostname to resolve, and not an address literal. Obviously, resolution
> fails, and Mozilla says "www.debian.org could not be found. Please
> check the name and try again", when trying the load
> http://www.debian.org/ (for example).
> Consequently, it is impossible to use a proxy listening over an IPv6
> link-local address with Mozilla.

Could you check if this still occurs with iceape from etch or unstable ?



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