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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-19301

Connecting to IPv6 IP address fails since 1.6 (1.5.2 works)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: Minecraft 1.6, Minecraft 1.6.1, Minecraft 1.6.2, Minecraft 1.7.4
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:

      Linux

    • Confirmation Status:
      Unconfirmed

      Description

      When launching minecraft 1.5.2, I can connect to an IPv6 address (using the usual [aa:bb:cc::1]:12345 format). When launching the 1.6 prerelease, minecraft fails with "java.net.SocketException: Protocol family unavailable".

      I use the new launcher in both tests.

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                Reporter:
                brain0 Thomas Bächler
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