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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#10134 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

After upgrade to 2.8, "Other WordPress news" no longer available on the dashboard due to a RSS error

Reported by: supersonicsquirrel Owned by: DD32
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.8
Component: HTTP API Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


I have tested this on two different servers, so I do hope I'm not posting something that nobody else has as a problem.

I have upgraded to 2.8 immediately when it was out. Ever since then, the planet news on the dashboard return the following error:

RSS Error: WP HTTP Error: 0: php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known

Cleaning all the _transient_timeout_feed options did not help, so I assume this is a bug.

Change History (2)

#1 @peaceablewhale
11 years ago

  • Component changed from Feeds to HTTP
  • Owner set to DD32

#2 @dd32
11 years ago

  • Milestone 2.8.1 deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Thats not something wordpress can handle, Its something to do with the way PHP is set up.

http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=11058 for example

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