Hi Dave & Stefan,

Dave's example seems to work with the old version 1.6.5 on Linux 2.4.4
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uname -a
Linux linus 2.4.4-4GB #1 Wed May 16 00:37:55 GMT 2001 i686 unknown
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armin@linus:~ >  ruby -rsocket -rrbconfig   -e "p 
Config::CONFIG['configure_args']; 
TCPSocket.new('localhost','ftp').recvfrom(30)"
"--enable-ipv6 --with-lookup-order-hack=INET"


> I'll play some more tonight. It's nice to know I'm not alone here. My
> guess is that the cvs diff's will help, as this _used_ to work on this
> box.
Good luck,
	Armin

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