Subject: Re: Linux ip codeReply-to: (fwd)
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/06/1995 15:44:49
In some email I received from Ken Hornstein, they wrote:
> I am amused by the comment that said (paraphrased) "BSD error semantics caused
> DNS queries to dead nameservers to slow down", when there is code in the
> BIND client code that specifically does a connect on a UDP socket when only
> one nameserver is being queried.
> --Ken

I think this is a response to the latest versions of BIND having trouble
with Linux due to it reporting errors on unconnect()'d sockets whereas
BSD doesn't.