[Pkg-osm-maint] Bug#654515: don't pass preferIPv4Stack=true to java

David Paleino dapal at debian.org
Tue Jan 3 23:02:03 UTC 2012

On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:08:56 +0300, Andrew O. Shadura wrote:

> Currently, /usr/bin/josm wrapper script does the following:
>   JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS -Djava.net.preferIPv4Stack=true
> -Djava.net.useSystemProxies=true"
> This is wrong, IPv6 should be preferred, not IPv4. At any rate, this
> can be configurable and not hard-coded in the wrapper script. Please
> remove this setting.

That was done because Java was broken with "IPv6 preferred". So I'm not really
doing this until I have a reasonably large number of people telling me that,
with various network setups, removing -Djava.net.prefer* is safe.

So, you're the first :)


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