|author||Damien Miller <email@example.com>||2000-01-19 14:36:49 +1100|
|committer||Damien Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2000-01-19 14:36:49 +1100|
- Linux/glibc-2.1.2 takes a *long* time to look up names for AF_UNSPEC
addresses using getaddrinfo(). Added a configure switch to make the default lookup mode AF_INET
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@@ -150,6 +150,12 @@ created.
libsocks library isn't installed in a library searched by the compiler,
add the directory name as the option.
+--with-ipv4-default instructs OpenSSH to use IPv4 by default for new
+connections. Normally OpenSSH will try attempt to lookup both IPv6 and
+IPv4 addresses. On Linux/glibc-2.1.2 this causes long delays in name
+resolution. If this option is specified, you can still attempt to
+connect to IPv6 addresses using the command line option '-6'.
If you need to pass special options to the compiler or linker, you
can specify these as enviornment variables before running ./configure.