[Resolvconf-devel] Bug#533297: resolvconf does not generate an options-line from IF_DNS_OPTIONS

Michael Stapelberg michael+db20090501 at stapelberg.de
Tue Jun 16 10:55:03 UTC 2009

Package: resolvconf
Version: 1.44
Severity: important
Tags: patch

I need to use "options inet6" in /etc/resolv.conf to correctly resolve my IPv6-only
hostname. Specifying dns-options inet6 in /etc/network/interfaces has no effect
without applying the following patch found at [1]:

--- /home/jtgans/000resolvconf  2007-10-30 14:37:11.000000000 +0000
+++ 000resolvconf       2007-10-30 13:50:51.000000000 +0000
@@ -28,6 +28,10 @@
        R="${R}sortlist $IF_DNS_SORTLIST
+if [ "$IF_DNS_OPTIONS" ] ; then
+       R="${R}options ${IF_DNS_OPTIONS}
        R="${R}nameserver $NS

[1] http://www.theonelab.com/Insane-resolvconf-Woes.html

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-7 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages resolvconf depends on:
ii  coreutils                     7.3-1      The GNU core utilities
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.26     Debian configuration management sy
ii  lsb-base                      3.2-22     Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

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