Subject: Re: resolver plans
To: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2000 04:00:15
>> What is the plans for NetBSD resolver (lib/libc/net)? Will we
>> switch to BIND9 sometime in the future? (I believed so)
>I certainly hope so!
>Note that in bind9, however, you need a daemon to run to resolve names
>currently. ipv6 A6 chain following and DNAME and DNSSEC are just too
>bloody complicated to have applications use that interface directly.
Yup, I understand... putting A6 chasing into libc is too much to
handle... BTW, do you have any idea about getaddrinfo and nsswitch
relationship? I think it can only be fixed by modifying near
res_search() and res_query() (BIND4/8 terminology). My local
modification has special version of them with getaddrinfo.