Subject: Re: resolver plans
To: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2000 09:28:13
>> 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.
>Why not have the local resolver daemon handle that sort of thing? :)
yes that's posslble.
>Anyway, have you looked at "lwresd" from bind9?
I believe BIND9 getaddrinfo similarly does not obey nsswitch.conf
(or whatever) search order, since it internally calls getipnodebyname
equivalent function from inside. Just from code inspection so
I may be wrong...