On Fri, 2012-06-29 at 08:54 -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
If you don't have a public IPv6 address, then you won't try
it won't cause any delay.
I can't speak for Yum, but if I try to listen to streaming media via
mplayer, the first thing it tries to do is make a connection using IPv6,
waits around for that to fail, then tries the same with IPv4. The delay
is significantly annoying to reconfigure the software to not try IPv6.
Others have said similar things about Firefox being tedious to connect
to some websites. And I don't have a public IPv6 address on my system.
[tim@localhost ~]$ uname -r
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