This is really starting to bug me. On FC3, I am unable to run self-compiled versions of BZFlag. When I do, it can't connect to the list servers. Reportedly, the gethostbyname() function no longer works with the latest glibc libraries. Naturally, the RPM's work fine.
The issues began when I did an system update, which further reinforces this. To be more specific, they began with the first compilation I did after the first system update. From other threads, I gather that gethostbyname2_r() is the more effective function, and a semi-operation patch does exist for 2.0.2 which replaces the broken function. It doesn't fix the message of the day, though. QQQ posted the 2.0.2 patch.
This DOES seem to be an issue for multiple people. I originally posted it in the main help forum (http://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=3957). It seems that mr plow and Python have the exact same problem, reading from this thread.
Please either patch the latest CVS or tell me how to do it myself.
NOTE: this is an informal bug post place ONLY. Real bugs should be posted on GitHub
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