/etc/hosts needs to contain v4 and v6 localhost entries
The autobuilder environment does not depend on a particular Linux distribution.
This being the case, some small but significant differences between systems may exist. For example:
/etc/hosts-- this file is copied from the host to the autobuilder rootfs during initial setup;
- Linux kernel -- this may not persist between upgrades and reboots, and may differ from other builders;
Recently several packages tripped over a discrepancy in
The root cause is that it was missing the IPv6
::1 localhost entry, instead only having
The autobuilder script needs to install a consistent and correct
/etc/hosts file into the rootfs(s) instead of copying it from the host.