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Re: lib/42405: libc: getaddrinfo() should perform T_A lookups before T_AAAA lookups, was: Resolver problems
cswiger%mac.com@localhost (Chuck Swiger) writes:
>It's entirely reasonable to make this configurable, although for the original
>circumstance Ingolf describes, where "v6 support has already been removed from
>my kernel -- no interface has a v6 address", it's hardly arbitrary for an
>IPv4-only system to try A lookups before hoping that an AAAA lookup will
>return something (and that an IPv4-to-IPv6 tunnel will be available, also).
Can we just decide on how to make this configurable? IMHO it shouldn't
depend on kernel features or settings.
- Environment Variable?
- Configuration File?
- Something else?
Is there prior art?
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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