> I've tried rebuilding with --with-lookup-order-hack=INET: made no  
> difference.
>
> Any ideas?

I'd like to echo your woes and point to my own look into the problem:

http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=26074B0E-6148-11D8-A281 
-000A958E6254%40loudthinking.com

It didn't get any traction at the time of posting, though. Hopefully  
yours will do better :)
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