Bug#572990: freeciv: Client can't connect to its own server (Can't Start local game)
karl at kgoetz.id.au
Wed Mar 10 05:02:44 UTC 2010
forwarded 572990 http://gna.org/bugs/?15559
On Wed, 10 Mar 2010 05:02:12 +0100
Ulrik Sverdrup <ulrik.sverdrup at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/3/9 Karl Goetz <karl at kgoetz.id.au>:
> > On Mon, 08 Mar 2010 04:02:26 +0100
> > Ulrik Sverdrup <ulrik.sverdrup at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Package: freeciv
> >> Version: 2.2.0-1
> >> Severity: normal
> >> hostname is 'ulrik-ibook'.
> I reported the bug upstream too myself (notoriously impatient as I
> am), but I initially reported it to debian since I suspected it was
> either related to bad configuration of my debian system, or a
> debian-specific problem.
No problem (hopefully the tags at the top make control at b.d.o happy).
> Anyway, here is the response from upstream bug
> http://gna.org/bugs/?15559 ::
> You are probably another victim of a recent change in Debian squeeze
> which sets net.ipv6.bindv6only = 1 in
> See e.g. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=560044
> As a result the server listens on ::1 (IPv6 only), and the client
> fails to connect to localhost (IPv4).
I see from http://gna.org/bugs/?15559#comment2 that this is confirmed.
> But eventually freeciv should change the way it opens the listening
> socket(s) so that it works in both configurations.
'eventually' doesn't sound like it'll be ready for squeeze :(
> HTH and Regards,
Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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