Subject: Re: resolver plans
To: Michael Graff <>
From: None <>
List: tech-net
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...